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‘The Knick’ is Filming Scenes for Season 2 in Little Italy Today

Posted March 24, 2015 at 10:00 am

Here comes The Knick, ready to transform another downtown neighborhood into a turn-of-the-century set. For the second season, the Cinemax show is shooting interior scenes today within the confines of Little Italy. The standard “no parking” laminates have demarcated the filming zone since last week. However, unlike the last time The Knick was in these parts, the […]

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First Look: ‘The Knick’ Takes an Authentic Approach Toward Turn-of-the-Century Life

Posted August 4, 2014 at 10:00 am

Cinemax granted us access to a pre-screening of The Knick which premieres Friday, August 8 at 10pm. The press kit containing the screener came complete with our very own collector’s medicine box. Welcome to the circus, it says. First, a quick description from The Knick’s website: Set in downtown New York in 1900, ‘The Knick’ […]

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See Orchard Street in Trailer for Steven Soderberg’s Cinemax Show ‘The Knick’ [VIDEO]

Posted June 20, 2014 at 6:03 am

For a week in November of last year, Cinemax monopolized Orchard Street, transforming the “museum block” into a turn-of-the-century set for The Knick. We saw dirt and horse-drawn carriages imported, storefronts masqueraded, and period-specific costumes. Now, more than six months later, a second, more rounded-out trailer for the freshman cable series is live. One brief […]

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Cinemax Debuts First Teaser Trailer for Steven Soderbergh’s ‘The Knick’

Posted March 11, 2014 at 6:00 am

Cinemax lifted the curtain on the first teaser trailer for their period drama, The Knick. There’s not really much to see in this preview, certainly living up to its designation as a tease. Not even one friggin’ frame of the weeks-long film shoot that transpired on Orchard Street last November. Instead we hear a pulse […]

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Cleanup from ‘The Knick’ on Orchard Street Is Not Yet Complete

Posted November 11, 2013 at 6:10 am

A week of living in the fake past is now complete; it’s back to the reality of the “new” Lower East Side. That said, set takedown for The Knick is still underway, hitting a road bump due to Veterans Day observance. Over the weekend, however, saw the laborious task of scraping up the dirt that […]

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‘The Knick’ Bringing Barrels, Wagons, and Dirt Roads But Irks Neighbors

Last modified November 6, 2013 at 8:32 am

The transformation is complete. Welcome to the fictional Lower East Side, circa 1900. Yesterday was the final day of set preparations on the model block of Orchard Street for The Knick. And in addition to the plethora of fake storefronts, we now have wagons, barrels, haystacks, and PAs are currently raking dirt onto both Orchard […]

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Cinemax Transforming Orchard and Broome Into Period Set for ‘The Knick’

Posted November 1, 2013 at 6:00 am

For the next week, the junction of Orchard and Broome will relive its turn-of-the-century past. Carpenter crews arrived yesterday morning and are currently busy transforming the preserved “museum block” into a period-specific set for the upcoming Cinemax series entitled The Knick. Table saws are spinning; contractors are installing exterior elements to the Tenement Museum front office […]

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Cinemax’s Alan Ball Series ‘Banshee’ Filming on Canal Street Today

Posted August 26, 2013 at 10:13 am

It’s not often that we see filming activities around here for Cinemax productions. Nevertheless, that’s happening later today. The newest Alan Ball series, dubbed Banshee, will focus its energies around Canal and Eldridge Streets to capture scenes for season two. This despite a plot centered in a fictional Amish town outside Scranton, Pennsylvania. The story […]

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