The South Carolina State House will stand in for the Capitol in D.C. in an upcoming movie, "Nailed", starring Jake Gyllenhaal and Jessicel Biel.
South Carolina's generous film incentives helped seal the deal:
South Carolina had been competing with two other states, including Connecticut, where incentives include a 30 percent rebate on all workers' salaries, Keeter said.
In South Carolina, film productions receive a 20 percent cash rebate for wages paid to South Carolinians hired as cast and crew. Workers from other states earn the companies a 10 percent rebate.
Also, the filmmakers wanted to get started sometime this spring, saying they didn't want to wait for Connecticut to "warm up."
Sorry, Nutmeggers! But hang tight -- global warming oughta iron all this out real soon.