Aziz Ansari Filming New Netflix Series Around the Lower East Side

Posted on: May 4th, 2015 at 9:17 am by

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Aziz Ansari filming Netflix series on Rivington St.

Fresh off the starring role in Parks and Recreation, popular television comedian Aziz Ansari is starring in a new untitled series bankrolled by Netflix. The production has been filming around the city since being approved last month.

A couple weeks ago, we caught him filming scenes inside Morgenstern’s ice cream shop on Rivington Street. The entire block was shut down for the shot.

Today, the actor-comedian is to film scenes in the vicinity of East Broadway near Rutgers.

Ansari co-created the show with Parks & Recreation co-executive producer Alan Yang. The Netflix show has a 10-episode straight-to-series order.

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