8 NYC Locations Hollywood Uses Over and Over Again | Movies Insider

Five New York City location scouts tell us about the spots in the city that appear the most in TV shows and movies, from “Spider-Man” to “Succession.”

Find out where filmmakers go to shoot scenes involving business or government meetings, why the Brooklyn Navy Yard is a popular spot for filming stunt sequences and crime scenes, why movies and shows all end up at the same place to film prison scenes, and how “Joker” director Todd Phillips chose the right Bronx street for Joaquin Phoenix’s iconic staircase dance.

Malaika Johnson has worked as a location scout on films like “The Dark Knight Rises,” “The Avengers,” “Clifford the Big Red Dog,” “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles,” and “Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps.” Eric Papa has worked on “Uncut Gems,” “Billions,” “Succession,” “Black Swan,” “The Bourne Legacy,” and “The Undoing.” Aaron Hurvitz has worked on “West Side Story,” “The Irishman,” and “Spider-Man: Far From Home.” Samson Jacobson has worked on “In the Heights,” “Uncut Gems,” “Good Time,” “If Beale Street Could Talk,” “Inside Llewyn Davis,” and “Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance).”Bruno Barros has worked on “The Many Saints of Newark,” “Spider-Man: Far From Home,” “A Quiet Place Part II,” “Pose,” and “Men in Black: International.”

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8 NYC Locations You See Over And Over In TV And Movies | Movies Insider