‘Southpaw’ filming in Pittsburgh (Open Thread)


After spending a couple of weeks filming in Indiana, PA, the movie Southpaw began filming in Pittsburgh this week.

The movie, written by Sons of Anarchy scribe Kurt Sutter, stars Jake Gyllenhaal as a welterweight champion who rises in his profession while his personal life falls apart. Rachel McAdams, Lupita Nyong’o and Forest Whitaker also star.

Here’s what we know about the movie and its upcoming shoot:

The production is working 12 – 13 hour day Monday thru Friday.

Extras casting is being handled by Movie Casting Pittsburgh and extras can apply for roles via email at Southpawextras@gmail.com.

They will be filming gala scenes on July 9 & 10.

They are looking for a beat up car for a NYC-set scene they will be filming in Pittsburgh soon.

On Monday, June 30, a large production was spotted filming off of 28 near Chestnut St in Pittsburgh.

Bookmark this page and use the comments here to discuss Southpaw, its filming locations, or any sightings of the cast you may have while they are shooting in Pittsburgh. If you have any scoop to share regarding Southpaw, you can also email us at olv@onlocationvacations.com or Tweet us.

Hopefully we’ll have more details about exactly where they are filming soon!


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