Cooper Park Community Center Gets some Lights and Camera Action via HBO

“Take 1” HBO films “Rock & Roll” show outside Cooper Park

Recently, HBO productions saw Cooper Park Community Center and its surrounding neighborhood’s star potential and utilized it as a location for their new upcoming TV show Rock& Roll. Tom Whidden, the Assistant Director of Filming Locations, whose resume includes the films Spiderman and Noah, gave a tour of the movie set to Cooper Park’s after-school participants and handed out some prizes to boot.

Tom Whidden HBO’s Assistant Director of Filming Locations (center) with Frederick Adutu, St. Nicks Alliance Program Director of Cooper Park Community Center (far right)

Author: Lori Ann Doyon

Managing editor, head writer, and lead photographer of Greenline | North Brooklyn News since October 2014. Resident of Williamsburg, Brooklyn since 1990.

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