Wish You Well Chooses Giles County for Movie Location

Smith Mountain Lake, Virginia (May 17, 2012) – Giles County, Virginia, has been selected as the location for the feature film Wish You Well, the movie’s producers announced today. The movie is based on author David Baldacci’s bestselling novel, Wish You Well, and is planned to be shot in the fall of 2012.
After launching a search throughout Southwest Virginia, the production team narrowed its search from 15 prospective counties to two: Alleghany Highlands and Giles County. The counties showed their support of the film by submitting extensive informational packages and opening their communities to the team during location scouts in February and April. Though the final decision was a difficult one, the producers believe that logistically and artistically Giles is the best fit for the production and has numerous options for the locations in the film. One of the film’s producers, Sara Elizabeth Timmins, stated, “We were very impressed with the team on the ground in Giles. The passion and enthusiasm displayed has been remarkable, and we are looking forward to working very closely with County Administrator Chris McKlarney and his office as well as with Brogan and Dianne Dinger of the Giles County Film Office as we bring Wish You Well to Giles County.” The producers are also considering Alleghany Highlands for some additional photography.
The film is a collaboration between Life Out Loud Films, Baldacci Entertainment and Copper Beech Productions. For more information about Wish You Well, visit the film’s Facebook page “Wish You Well Movie” or www.wishyouwellthemovie.com; to learn more about David Baldacci, visit www.davidbaldacci.com.

Contact: Chinah Jewell, Production Coordinator
Life Out Loud Films, LLC
(818) 509-0699


One Response to “Wish You Well Chooses Giles County for Movie Location”

  1. Scott & Shirley Lumsden Reply July 8, 2012 at 2:09 am

    We were thrilled when David told us during the July 4 holiday at Smith Mountain Lake that a location had been chosen and plans were proceeding, with filming to begin this fall. Giles County looks like an ideal place to film this story….such a beautiful location!

    Can’t wait to see the movie!

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: