Secret Life of Bees
Plot description: A 14-year-old girl tries to escape the death of her mother and a troubled relationship with her father by running away to a small southern town with her nanny. There, she finds comfort in three beekeeping sisters.
When it filmed here: January – February 2008
Notable cast and crew: Dakota Fanning, Paul Bettany, Hilarie Burton, Queen Latifah, Jennifer Hudson, Alicia Keys
On location: Lumberton, Watha and Wilmington
Did you know? Based on the book of the same name by Sue Monk Kidd.