“Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close” Filming on Lower East Side Today

Posted on: May 16th, 2011 at 6:18 am by

Filming activities will occupy pretty much the entire Lower East Side today for a new Warner Bros. feature called Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close.  We caught this particular sign at the corner of Grand and Orchard Streets, but after reading, this spot is just one of eleven shooting locations throughout the neighborhood.  Brace yourselves!

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Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close is a film adaptation of a Jonathan Safran Foer novel published in 2005.  The film version is directed by Stephen Daldry and boasts an all-star cast of actors – Tom Hanks, Sandra Bullock, John Goodman, James Gandolfini.  If you haven’t read the book, below is a brief synopsis courtesy of IMDB:

A nine-year-old amateur inventor, jewelry designer, astrophysicist, tambourine player and pacifist, searches New York for the lock that matches a mysterious key left by his father when he was killed in the September 11 attacks.

As always, be sure to send us your photos of the set!

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