A new HBO series co-produced by Martin Scorsese and Mick Jagger is in production in Williamsburg; the show was filming yesterday at Rough Trade, and the store was given a makeover in the vein of an old-school Sam Goody, which according to 20th century history, was once a prominent record store chain.
The show, which is yet-to-be-named, is reportedly about the “drug- and sex-fueled music business as punk and disco were breaking out,” according to Deadline, and will star actors Ray Romano and Olivia Wilde alongside legendary Brooklyn native, Andrew Dice Clay. There will also be appearances by Mick Jagger’s son, James Jagger, who’s working double-time by helping his dad as a producer on the show as well.
All signs point to the show being awesome, especially given that you’ll be able to pinpoint different north Brooklyn landmarks through the eyes of a bell-bottom wearing Ray Romano (guess Ray Liotta wasn’t available?). And then there’s Andrew Dice Clay.
We can’t wait. But in the meantime, here are some photos of yesterday’s shoot at Rough Trade below. You can see the entire street was decked out with vintage phone-booths and big, clunky Volkswagens and Chevys.
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