It’s always exciting to see a film or TV series filmed on location instead of behind a green or blue screen. But when filming in prime locations like New York or Los Angeles, securing closed sets with the necessary permits can be problematic. Despite some of the red tape, Netflix’s upcoming Marvel series based on the heroes of Hell’s Kitchen: DareDevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage, Iron Fist, and Defenders will film all 60 episodes for the five series on location in New York.
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, The Walt Disney Company, Marvel, and Netflix Inc. made the announcement today. According to the press release multi-million dollar incentive program was created to lure Marvel Studios to shoot in New York – seeing as most of the characters are based in the city this makes sense. Hit the jump to see why this is a good thing for both Marvel Studios and the city of New York.
...continue reading »