'Hard Sell' behind the scenes
"Hard Sell" is an upcoming dark, coming-of-age comedy written, produced and directed by Oyster Bay native Sean Nalaboff, and starring Kristin Chenoweth, Katrina Bowden and Skyler Gisondo. See behind-the-scenes photos from the set at de Seversky Mansion in Old Westbury, taken during filming of a country club scene.
De Seversky Mansion, on the New York Institute of Technology's Old Westbury campus, provides the lavish backdrop for a country club scene. (Oct. 28, 2013)
"30 Rock" star Katrina Bowden (in red) films a scene inside de Seversky Mansion. (Oct. 28, 2013)
Filmmaker Sean Nalaboff, left, and lead actor Skyler Gisondo, 17, who plays Hardy Buchanan, an uninspired, alienated teenager with an alcoholic, borderline-crazy mother, played by Kristin Chenoweth. (Gisondo and Chenoweth also worked together in 2008's "Four Christmases.") (Oct. 28, 2013)
The view from the director's chair during filming inside de Seversky Mansion. (Oct. 28, 2013)
Producer Jared Greenman with Katrina Bowden, right, who plays a stripper named Bo. (Oct. 28, 2013)
Sandy Point resident Keeper, an 8-year-old collie/sheepdog mix, makes his acting debut as Walter, Hardy's best friend and beloved family dog. (Oct. 28, 2013)