HBO’s “Girls” Filming on the Lower East Side Today

Posted on: May 17th, 2011 at 6:28 am by

One day after Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close occupied a substantial swath of the rain-soaked Lower East Side, Girls is again stepping up to the proverbial plate.  The freshman HBO series, executive produced by comedic mind Judd Apatow, was last spotted shooting scenes at the so-called blogger bar Tom and Jerry.

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Today, weather permitting, filming will resume on Orchard Street between Broome and Grand, and also further north at the corner of Stanton.

As previously mentioned, the story of Girls follows the “assorted humiliations and rare triumphs” of twenty-something women transitioning to adulthood.  Or as one PA recently intimated, a sort of “Sex and the City for younger girls.”  Let’s pray that’s not the case, especially with Apatow at the helm.  Others are saying that this new Lena Dunham project parallels her critically acclaimed Tiny Furniture.  Here’s a snippet…

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