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Sparks fly in this legal soap set in sultry Charleston, South Carolina, when a Yankee litigator and a Southern country girl attorney spar in and out of the courtroom. The heat rises as they struggle to hide their attraction, clashing over a police sex scandal that threatens to tear the city apart. Staring Anna Wood and Cam Gigandet. Critics say the show is a big deal that could become even bigger for the local economy depending on how many viewers “Reckless” attracts. “Army Wives,” the Lifetime series, has spent millions of dollars with area businesses while filming. Some TV observers describe “Reckless” as a dark horse that emerged late in the season to become a contender. CBS Television Studios, Executive Producers: Dana Stevens, Corey Miller, Ian Sander, Kim Moses and Catherine Hardwicke.
In May, Gov. Nikki Haley signed a bill that supporters said could expand the film industry in South Carolina. The new law would allow film companies to be reimbursed up to 25 percent for in-state wages and up to 30 percent for what they spend at local businesses. Productions would qualify for the breaks by spending at least $1 million in the state. According to The Post and Courier, The Palmetto State has been the backdrop for more than 100 feature films and more than 70 TV movies, series and pilots, according to the S.C. Film Commission.
Shown above/top, Reckless executive producer Ian Sander talks to actor Adam Rodriguez on the set of the pilot, which was shot in Charleston and has been picked up by CBS. (Photo/Reckless via Twitter). Shown left, production crews film a scene from the show "Reckless" in March.
One major film and production resource in South Carolina is the South Carolina Film Commission. They can supply production with locations for filming that include mountains and the coast, rural settings and pristine waterways, modern, urban environments, small-town storefronts, historic antebellum buildings, and sub-tropical jungles. According to the SC Film Commission, this incredibly diverse state has been the backdrop for more than 100 feature films, 70+ TV movies, series, and pilots, 500+ print ad and catalog shoots, and many other mediums going back to the Edison Company's The Southerners in 1914, Pathe Company's How Could You Caroline? in 1918, and Cecil B. DeMille's Reap the Wild Wind in 1941.
Named eighth in the nation for its pro-business environment by CNBC, SC provides the tools and structure for businesses to succeed. South Carolina is also one of the country's leading incentive states for feature films and television series. Our industry-savvy film commission is dedicated to making the experience of your next production in South Carolina successful and hassle-free.
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