‘The Cobbler’ Filming Across the Lower East Side Again This Week

Posted on: November 18th, 2013 at 6:03 am by

This image has been archived or removed.

Adam Sandler on Forsyth St. for ‘The Cobbler’

Last week, Adam Sandler’s latest project, The Cobbler, spent four days shooting in and around Forsyth Street. Two of the mid-block storefronts were even transformed to help tell the story, and remained masqueraded over the weekend in anticipation of additional filming. That’s right; the indie flick is returning to the Lower East Side today and will continue through Friday.

This image has been archived or removed.

This time around, however, the occupation will be more wide-ranging. Laminated signs mark a territory with north/south borders of Delancey/Canal and Essex/Forsyth on the east/west. So, expect to see lots of Sandler. The bulk of the filming will still be outside Forsyth Street, though.

The Cobbler is an indie-drama which stars Sandler as a cobbler who carries the metaphysical ability to assume the lives of the people whose footwear he fixes. Co-stars include rapper/actor Method Man and Dan Stevens from Downton Abbey. It’s directed by Tom McCarthy.

Recent Stories

This Mott Street ATM Gouges with 17% Fee

Storefront ATMs are nothing new. In fact, their ubiquity was so pronounced that the city banned freestanding ones from sidewalks about a decade ago. Visitors to Chinatown or the Lower East Side unfamiliar with bank ATM locations when in need of cash might not realize the exorbitant fees some ATM operators are charging. For instance, […]

Bongos Taps into Orchard Street with ‘Gala Dinners’

The principals behind five-year-old Kind Regards on Ludlow Street – Michael Bray and Noble Harris – are together joining the party south of the Delancey Divide with a new hangout called Bongos. Bongos opened at 85 Orchard Street earlier this month – on the museum block – reactivating the storefront left vacant by An Choi two […]

Blockchain Company Anchors Sunshine Cinema Replacement Tower

The glassy office building that replaced the beloved Sunshine Cinema has its first tenant. And an anchor, at that. The arrival of San Francisco-based Solana Labs comes mere weeks after the sidewalk bridge outside 141 East Houston came down (thereby freeing Yonah Schimmel from bondage). Solana Labs, a blockchain company, reportedly signed a lease for […]

Man Shot and Killed on Q Train at Canal Street in Unprovoked Attack

A straphanger was shot and killed Sunday morning on a Q train just off the Manhattan Bridge in what investigators are calling an unprovoked attack. The 48-year-old victim, whose name is not released, was shot in the chest around 11:40am yesterday while riding a northbound Q train that was pulling into the Canal Street station, […]

Demolition Begins at Fire-Stricken Dim Sum Palace Building in Chinatown

Demolition started this week at 6 Chatham Square, which, until this month, housed neighborhood favorite Dim Sum Palace. Early morning May 1, a fire in the kitchen spread throughout the building, triggering a five-alarm response from the fire department. All told, five firefighters were injured battling the inferno over several hours. And according to Red […]