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Woody Harrelson, Darius Rucker spotted together at Charleston karaoke bar


A patron at the Bangkok Lounge, John Zackery, poses with Darius Rucker and Woody Harrelson in front of the karaoke bar. Provided

Woody Harrelson is among celebrities currently filming a movie in Charleston, and he has been popping up at a variety of downtown entertainment venues. 

First, he visited The Alley to go bowling Oct. 13-14, where he was captured on camera with staff members. 

"Woody came in with friends late Thursday and Friday evenings last weekend," wrote Boomer Oyler, who handles marketing for The Alley. "He was super nice, crushed it on the bowling lanes and as you can tell was happy to snap some pics with the staff."

Referencing Harrelson's appearance in 1996 bowling comedy "Kingpin," Oyler added in his emailed remarks, "Is a Roy Munson versus Ernie McCracken rematch in the works? One can only hope!"

Then, he and Darius Rucker were both spotted at the Bangkok Lounge. 

"Never know who is gonna show up at the Bangkok Lounge!" the King Street tiki-themed karaoke bar posted on social media with a picture of the two stars. 

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Woody Harrelson was pictured with Natalie Gendelman (left) and Courtney Caughey (center) at The Alley while bowling there. Harrelson is in town filming a movie called "Suncoast." Provided

According to bartender and karaoke host Hagan Ragland, neither Harrelson nor Rucker sang but arrived at last call. Ragland said Rucker quietly bought several people drinks at the bar, but the duo mostly kept to themselves. 

Harrelson is in Charleston filming "Suncoast," an upcoming movie that will star him alongside Laura Linney and Nico Parker. 

The movie is filming in the Lowcountry through Nov. 1, according to the South Carolina Film Commission. Crews have recently been seen in Moncks Corner and Isle of Palms. 

Calls for extras have been posted by Tona B. Dahlquist Casting, the company that also recruits for "The Righteous Gemstones." 

Where will Harrelson pop up next? If you see him or Laura Linney around town, let me know at

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Reach Kalyn Oyer at 843-371-4469. Follow her on Twitter @sound_wavves.

Kalyn Oyer is a Charleston native who covers arts & entertainment and food & bev for The Post and Courier. She's a music festival & concert photographer and used to write about music for the Charleston City Paper, among other publications.