So Long Fog, Hello Sun: Penny Dreadful Relocates to Los Angeles from Dublin

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After filming for three seasons in Dublin, Ireland (which doubled for Victorian-era foggy London), the creators of Showtime’s Penny Dreadful horror drama series, headed west to sunny L.A. with the spinoff Penny Dreadful: City of Angels.   Per Showtime’s description of the new series, “1938 Los Angeles is a time and place deeply infused with social and political tension. When a … Read More

Film Industry Helping Local Band Get Noticed, Helps Cancer Patients in the Process

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One of the major benefits the filmed entertainment industry brings to the Los Angeles area is the complementary impact it has on other sectors of the economy.  One of the industries most directly linked to filmed entertainment is the music industry, a monolith on its own in the region.  The two industries are closely related in many ways.  They are … Read More