Philadelphia, PA – Philly will be the primary filming location early next year for The Weinstein Company’s Untouchable, directed by Neil Burger, who also directed Limitless in Philadelphia, written by Jon Hartmere and executive produced by Bob and Harvey Weinstein.
Untouchable stars Breaking Bad star Bryan Cranston and Philadelphia native, powerhouse comedian Kevin Hart in the US remake of the French comedy, The Intouchables. The movie follows an aristocrat who, after becoming a paraplegic following a paragliding accident, hires an unemployed man with a criminal record to be his caregiver.
Feel Good Films, Inc. is filming its upcoming feature film Untouchable in Philadelphia this January and February. On the evening of Friday, January 27th our production will film a scene on Market St and John F. Kennedy Blvd. The scene will consist of cars driving westbound on JFK Blvd and eastbound on Market St, between 15th St and 20th St. Filming will begin at 7:00 PM and finish around 7:00 AM Saturday morning. Market St, JFK Blvd, and their intersection streets will be closed to vehicle traffic during these hours. The Philadelphia Police Department will supervise traffic control and detours. Street closure times and detours will be at the discretion of the Philadelphia Police Department. Professional stunt and safety personnel will be on-site during filming.
All businesses and residential buildings that have parking garages or loading docks within our closed area are encouraged to contact Feel Good Films, Inc at the number below. During the street closure, all vehicles will be able to exit. Please adhere to the directions of the Philadelphia Police and safety personnel while exiting. All businesses and residential buildings with deliveries during our closure are also encouraged to contact our production at the number below. Some streets will be affected more than others. Our production will have representatives on-site during the night to coordinate special access into the closed area. All sidewalks will remain open during filming. Please follow the instructions of our crewmembers stationed on the sidewalk near your building. This is for your safety.
Please observe the temporary NO PARKING signs that will be posted along Market St, JFK Blvd, and their intersecting streets. Our production is permitting certain areas as NO PARKING to accommodate our production vehicles, equipment and safety. We kindly ask that your vehicle be moved from this area prior to our arrival. All vehicles that do not move will be relocated by The Philadelphia Police Department to another street in the area. Feel Good Films, Inc. looks forward to filming in the City of Philadelphia. We will operate with respect and courtesy while working in your city. Our production is coordinating with The Greater Philadelphia Film Office, The Philadelphia Police Department and The Managing Directors Office of Philadelphia to minimize our impact on your neighborhood.