Filming Recap: Get Him to the Greek [Video]

Posted on: April 22nd, 2010 at 6:24 am by

Last summer, Get Him to the Greek filmed select scenes on Rivington Street, just outside the recently-deceased Kebab House II.  Both stars of the film, Russel Brand and Jonah Hill, were there for the nighttime shoot.

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Greek is a sequel/spinoff to Forgetting Sarah Marshall, in which a record label intern (Hill) is hired to fetch rockstar Aldous Snow (Brand) from London for an anniversary concert at L.A.’s Greek Theater.  Production wrapped back in January, and now an official trailer is available. Release date is allegedly sometime this summer.

And here is another shot on Rivington between Orchard and Ludlow.

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