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Jason Bateman returned to his hometown Sunday to film scenes for the dark comedy “This Is Where I Leave You,” which co-stars Tina Fey.
The actor, a Rye native and father of two, spent his Father’s Day filming a driving scene on Route 1 in downtown Rye. Bateman was spotted sitting in the passenger seat of a black Porsche Carrera S, with another actor in the driver’s seat. During a break from...Read more »
Yonkers has been the setting for quite a few high-profile film and television shoots in recent months, featuring movie stars such as Will Smith and Katie Holmes. So it’s only fitting that the city host the inaugural Yonkers Film Festival (dubbed YoFi Fest) this year, with the event taking place Oct. 11-13.
“We are thrilled to host our first, of hopefully many, film festivals here in Yonkers,”...Read more »
“Mania Days,” a drama starring Katie Holmes and being produced by Spike Lee, is filming at Alder Manor in Yonkers. According to the Mayor’s Office of Film and Photography, the movie began shooting at the historic estate Monday and is scheduled to wrap up April 26.
According to Indiewire, “Mania Days” stars Holmes as a manic-depressive poet who falls for a manic-depressive rapper, played by...Read more »
“True Story,” the movie starring Jonah Hill and James Franco, filmed scenes in Piermont Monday and will film in Sparkill today.
Shooting for “True Story," an adaptation of New York Times journalist Michael Finkel’s 2006 memoir of the same name, took place Monday in Piermont on Main Street near Village Hall. None of the film’s A-list cast was in attendance, nor is any scheduled to appear...Read more »
The FX drama “The Americans” is filming its season finale in White Plains today. Aaron Weiner, who plays Agent Brooks on the series, tweeted Friday that the show was filming the final episode of its debut season in the Westchester County city.
On set in White Plains, shooting the season finale of #TheAmericans. Gonna be a doozy. Love this show. twitter.com/AaronRWeiner/s… — Aaron Weiner (@AaronRWeiner)...Read more »
"Boardwalk Empire," HBO's acclaimed drama, is filming today at the Yonkers Metro-North train station. While star (and Stone Ridge resident) Steve Buscemi was not spotted on the scene, the streets surrounding the station were lined with equipment and actors in period costumes were seen inside.
"Boardwalk Empire," is the second TV show this week to shoot in the Westchester...Read more »
A crew from the CBS pilot "Hostages," starring Toni Collette, was filming Wednesday on Hampshire Road in Yonkers.
Best known for her roles in "The Sixth Sense" and "United States of Tara," Collette plays a successful surgeon who must save her husband and children when they're taken hostage, according to Deadline.
Produced by Jerry Bruckheimer, "Hostages"...Read more »
The CBS drama “Person of Interest” filmed Wednesday in New Rochelle, with shooting taking place on North Avenue between Pelham Road and Main Street. The roads were closed during the shoot, which concluded shortly after 4 p.m.
“Person of Interest” is a crime drama starring Jim Caviezel and Michael Emerson, with Caviezel playing John Reese, a former CIA agent who teams up with Harold Finch,...Read more »
Kevin Bacon’s upcoming TV show, “The Following,” is once again filming in Westchester, this time in Mount Pleasant. According to the town's village clerk, filming took place on Tuesday at Rockefeller Park and on Route 117, with the eastbound lane of 117 closed until approximately 2 p.m.
The Fox drama, scheduled to premiere in January, is about a former FBI profiler (Bacon) tracking down a...Read more »