“Motherless Brooklyn,” the upcoming period crime drama directed, written by and starring Edward Norton, did location filming Monday and Tuesday on the Wantagh State Parkway near Jones Beach.
An adaptation of Jonathan Lethem’s novel about a 1950s New York private detective with Tourette syndrome, the movie also is shooting interiors at Gold Coast Studios in Bethpage. The production, by Norton’s company, Class 5, along with MWM Studios, is set for release by Warner Bros. in 2019.
Also starring are Massapequa’s Alec Baldwin along with Bruce Willis, Willem Dafoe, Bobby Cannavale, Cherry Jones, Fisher Stevens, Ethan Suplee and Leslie Mann.
Principal photography began Feb. 5 in New York City.