Matthew McConaughey

Political thriller 'Tangier' to be shot on the Eastern Shore

Political thriller 'Tangier' to be shot on the Eastern Shore

In 1986, "Violets are Blue," a movie about high school sweethearts rekindling their lost love, was filmed on location in Ocean City.

Then came "The Runaway Bride" in 1999, starring Julia Roberts and Richard Gere, with scenes shot in Berlin and Snow Hill.

After that, Matthew McConaughey went to Easton to film scenes for "Failure to Launch," released in 2006, which also starred Sarah Jessica Parker.

The list goes on — towns on the Eastern Shore caught in the bright lights and in front of the camera of Hollywood filmmakers.

Now tapped to get in on the motion picture action are the lower Eastern Shore towns of Pocomoke City, Princess...