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

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“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.

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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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