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Sean Young films on Long Island

Actress Sean Young, during filming in Old Brookville

Actress Sean Young, during filming in Old Brookville with director Fred Carpenter on his new movie "Send Me No Flowers." Pictured with them is actor Anthony Gurino, middle. (Credit: Lynn Daly)

Fred Carpenter, the tireless filmmaker from Shirley, has a knack for convincing stars to appear in his movies: Armand Assante and Eric Roberts have both been pulled into Carpenter's orbit. The latest to fall under his charm offensive: Sean Young.

Movie fans will remember Young as an actress of classic, siren-style beauty who appeared opposite Harrison Ford in “Blade Runner,” and with Kevin Costner in “No Way Out.” As the 1980s turned into the 1990s, however, the Hollywood rumor-mill branded Young as difficult and erratic. She attempted to win a role in 1992's “Batman Returns” by dressing up as Catwoman and surprising director Tim Burton on the set, a much-publicized stunt that seemed to damage her career.

Young recently appeared on “The Late Show with David Letterman,” making a public pitch for more film-work and poking fun at her reputation with a video that showed her screaming on a busy sidewalk in a Catwoman suit.

In Carpenter's new film, “Send Me No Flowers,” Young, 52, plays a woman trying to run the family business for her father (Tony Lo Bianco, of “The Honeymoon Killers"), an aging mobster. The photo above was taken during shooting in Old Brookville.

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