Orchard Street Masquerades as 1970s Little Italy for Netflix ‘Irishman’ Film Shoot

Nov 13, 2017 107

The quintessential Lower East Side intersection is temporarily masquerading as Little Italy. You may have noticed that the Tictail boutique is brandishing imposter signage and faux exterior as Umberto’s Clam House (circa 1970s). Or the E. Rossi Italy Music & Book Co. sign affixed 91 Orchard Street.

The transformation, we’re told, is part of set dressing for the much-anticipated Netflix feature film, The Irishman. Shooting is set to commence next week. The Irishman is billed as a “classic” mob movie focusing on the disappearance of union boss Jimmy Hoffa. Martin Scorsese is at the helm of the project, directing Robert De Niro, Al Pacino, Harvey Keitel, and Joe Pesci. 

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