'Inherent Vice,' a star-studded film from director
The movie, expected to be released sometime next year, centers around drug-hazed detective Larry "Doc" Sportello, played by
The crew from 'Inherent Vice' recently has been filming at various locations in the San Fernando Valley, and on Monday filmed at a storefront on West Slauson Avenue, according to permits handled by FilmL.A. Inc. The movie is expected to film in about 40 locations in the L.A. area.
Other movies that have been filming locally this quarter include the sequel to "The Human Centipede" horror franchise, the
Location filming for feature films is up 7% in the last two months compared with the same period a year ago, while television activity is up 28% and production of commercials is 13% higher, according to a Los Angeles Times analysis of permit data from FilmL.A.
The data track location shoots for productions filming on streets or non-certified sound stages in the city and county.