“Now You See Me” Filming on Rivington Today
In addition to the semi-permanent production setup for Now You See Me on Orchard Street, cones are now reserving a large swath of territory east of Hell Square. Last night, a flatbed truck was busy delivering a payload of movie-set vehicles outside Streit’s on Rivington Street. Like this fake 8th Precinct squad car.
Meanwhile, camera crews will return to the corner of Orchard and Broome later this weekend to capture exterior neighborhood shots later this weekend.
Now You See Me is a heist thriller featuring an all-star cast that includes Jesse Eisenberg, Morgan Freeman, Woody Harrelson, and Michael Caine. Summit Entertainment is behind the film, which “pits a crack FBI squad in a game of cat and mouse against a super-team of the world’s greatest illusionists, who pull off a series of daring bank heists during their performances, showering the profits on their audiences while staying one step ahead of the law.”