Generation Um

Trailer Released for Keanu Reeves Indie Flick ‘generation Um’ [VIDEO]

Posted April 8, 2013 at 11:15 am

Keanu Reeves was last spotted on the Lower East Side munching cupcakes outside Sugar Sweet Sunshine for indie flick generation Um. For a while there in 2010, the indie flick had a grip on the neighborhood, filming scenes regulary. Then, an extended silence. Now, after two and a half years in production purgatory, a film […]

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Gossip Girl Filming on Essex Street the Next Few Days

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:35 am

It’s been a busy few weeks of movie production here on the Lower East Side.  Keanu Reeves visited the neighborhood a couple times with his generation Um crew, and indulged in some Sugar Sweet Sunshine; and the new James Gandolfini flick Violet & Daisy made a brief appearance. Now it’s time for some Gossip Girl.

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Violet & Daisy Filming on Stanton Tomorrow

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:35 am

More movie madness is coming to the neighborhood tomorrow, just around the corner from where generation Um set up shop yesterday.  Looks like Violet & Daisy is ready to start filming along Stanton Street between Orchard and Essex. It’s only fitting that these two features would shoot side-by-side, considering both simultaneously scouted the area earlier this […]

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Keanu Reeves and Generation Um Filming on Ludlow Today

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:35 am

Guess which cupcake-munching movie star is returning to the neighborhood today. That’s right, Mr. Keanu Reeves and his generation Um crew is back for another fun-filled day of filming. This time the shoot is centered on Ludlow Street, between Rivington and Delancey.

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Keanu Reeves at Sugar Sweet Sunshine Yesterday

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:35 am

Yesterday afternoon, Keanu and company were busy filming scenes inside Sugar Sweet Sunshine bakery on Rivington Street for the indie flick generation Um. Our Tweet feed was a-buzzin’ all last night with star-struck residents who encountered the actor. One reported seeing Mr. Reeves scarf down some cupcakes, and snapped pictures to boot.

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Generation Um Filming on Rivington Tomorrow

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:35 am

Be on the lookout for his holiness Keanu, as filming for generation Um commences on the Lower East Side all day tomorrow. This just a month after film scouts were deployed to find scene-specific apartment locations in the neighborhood.  Now the requisite fluorescent “no parking” signs are littered throughout the area bounded by Delancey, East […]

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Violet & Daisy Film Scouting Hester Street

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:35 am

Lately, it seems as though filming scouts have a collective hard-on for lower Orchard Street, near Hester.  A new Keanu Reeves feature dubbed generation Um was interested in this corner of the neighborhood last month, and now we bring word that another production is currently snooping around.

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Generation Um Seeking Lower East Side Apartments for Filming

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:35 am

How would you feel about having Keanu Reeves and company film a feature in your living quarters? If you’ve always had that burning desire, and you live in the immediate environs of Hester Street between Orchard and Essex, now is definitely the time to capitalize.

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