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See Yourself on the Silver Screen

From the Council for the Arts (Jacksonville/Onslow):

Want to be in Nicholas Sparks’ The Longest Ride movie? Now is your chance! You will be helping the Council for the Arts!

The Longest Ride will be filming a rodeo scene in Jacksonville, NC, the last three days in July (Tuesday, July 29, Wednesday, July 30, and Thursday, July 31).

The production company will be donating $20 per person per day to the Council for the Arts!

We ask that you email or call us with the following information:

Please include a name, phone number, email, and age category (adult, teen, or child), so that the production company can contact you with the details of filming (where to go, what to bring, etc.).

*Children should be older than 10 years old, since this will be an all-day commitment (12-15 hours).

Please send your contact info to: Connie Wenner at

If you have any questions, give us a call at 910-455-9840 (Council for the Arts) Please specify which day you would like to work.