NBC’s ‘The Blacklist’ Heads to Chinatown Today

Posted on: August 23rd, 2013 at 11:24 am by

black-list-filming-chatham

Chatham Square environs will be ground zero later today for filming activities on the NBC show The Blacklist. It’s the second time in the last few weeks that this production has hit up the Lower East Side to capture scenes.

The Blacklist is a new drama from Sony Pictures Television starring James Spader and Megan Boone, which centers on a fugitive government agent and his willingness to hunt a wanted terrorist. Spader plays the agent who becomes said fugitive, and develops ties to an international circuit of criminals. He offers to help the FBI catch a wanted terrorist, but will only speak with the rookie played by Boone.

Recent Stories

177ludlow
Milkshake Mavens ‘Black Tap’ will Further Exacerbate Ludlow Street Congestion, CB3 Argues

The milkshake mavens at Black Tap scored approval last night from Community Board 3 for beer-wine at 177 Ludlow Street. Whether they take the deal or not, however, is another story. As previously reported, Joe Isidori and partner Christopher Barish seek a beer-wine complement to the burgers and shakes at Black Tap LES. We learned that […]

site2-crane-3_wm
‘Gateway’ to Essex Crossing Begins with this Enormous Tower Crane

More milestones for the Essex Crossing mega-development. Last week, it was the capping of fourteen-story senior housing at Site 6; this week, its the erection of a new tower crane on Site 2 (aka 115 Delancey). The component parts had been stowed here for the better part of the last month, but not assembled until […]

ghost-eldridge-shutters
With Ghost on Eldridge Gone, ‘Woodward Gallery’ to Open New Annex

Yesterday we reported that cocktail lounge, Ghost on Eldridge, disappeared from it namesake street. It had a four-year run before the auctioneer came and sold all furnishings. Yet the space is already accounted for. Ghost was operated by the Woodward Gallery directly across the street, and now we learn that they’re not yet done with the […]

mooshoes-update-1
When MooShoes Reopens, it’ll be with an All-Vegan Grocery Next Door

Nine years after dropping anchor at 78 Orchard Street, MooShoes is currently undergoing a massive renovation. When the beloved vegan shoe store reopens, though, it’ll be a departure from what you remember. Something new altogether. The proverbial pivot. Passing by the store, it’s quite clear that the space is now bisected. Two separate business units. […]

image
Reader Report: Pedestrian Injured in Pike Street Hit and Run [Updated]

A Hispanic man, aged 67, was reportedly hit by a truck going northbound shortly after noon. Blood and even some body parts were, for a time, scattered on the asphalt. Cops condoned off the area and closed the street to traffic, but it’s since reopened. The victim’s condition was listed as critical, with both his legs […]