Big screen Beach Boys biopic ‘Love & Mercy’ filming in Southern California

The life of Beach Boys co-founder Brian Wilson is coming to the big screen in Love & Mercy. The story will follow the legendary musician from his success with the famous 1960s California band to his battles with mental illness.

The feature film stars John Cusack, Paul Dano, Elizabeth Banks and Paul Giamatti,  and is being produced by television veteran John Wells (ER, The West Wing, Southland).

The movie is slated to shoot in the Hollywood area as well as in various locations around Southern California.

Other feature films filming in the Los Angeles area include:

  • Jon Favreau‘s food truck comedy Chef – starring Robert Downey Jr., Scarlett Johansson, Dustin Hoffman and Sofía Vergara – will be filming in Hancock Park;  and
  • the thriller The Vatican Tapes – starring Kathleen Robertson, Michael Peña, Dougray Scott and Djimon Hounsou – will be filming in Eagle Rock.

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Source: Los Angeles Times


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