WEIRDLAND: Jake Gyllenhaal in Pittsburgh

Tuesday, October 13, 2009

Jake Gyllenhaal in Pittsburgh

"With its quaint suburbs and towering urban features, Pittsburgh truly is a director’s dream. Pittsburgh has been featured in blockbuster films like Flashdance and Dawn of the Dead, along with more recent releases like Silence of the Lambs and Robert Downey Jr.’s film Wonder Boys. As it goes, Pittsburgh has a rich cinematic history and has been a staple location in over 60 smash hits released in the past two decades.Jake Gyllenhaal on the set of "Love & other drugs", on 12th October 2009, (c) boringpittsburgh.comJust recently, the Internet was abuzz when Pittsburghers discovered the recent arrival of actor Jake Gyllenhaal and actress Anne Hathway to the city. Pittsburgh has been named the shooting site of their newest project, Love and Other Drugs, a film about a young salesman trying to survive in the cutthroat business of pharmaceuticals. Based on Jamie Reidy’s memoir Hard Sell: The Evolution of a Viagra Salesman, the salesman, played by Gyllenhaal, struggles to hawk a male performance enhancement drug. The movie production is centered in Squirrel Hill". Source:

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