“Now You See Me” Filming on Rivington Today

Posted on: March 22nd, 2012 at 11:22 am by

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.

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Meanwhile, camera crews will return to the corner of Orchard and Broome later this weekend to capture exterior neighborhood shots later this weekend.

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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.”

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