Netflix movie starring Mila Kunis filming on Shelter Island


SHELTER ISLAND, NY – The North Ferry terminal was buzzing Tuesday as actress Mila Kunis and others filmed a scene from the new Netflix movie, “Luckiest Girl Alive.”

According to several sources at the scene, Kunis was spinning near a vintage black Land Rover.

Earlier today, Moores Lane in Greenport was used for parking vehicles involved in production, village officials said, adding that they would only use the place for one day.

The ferry terminal has been transformed for the day into the Nantucket, with a large sign reading, “Welcome to Nantucket Ferry Terminal: Boats to Hyannis and Nantucket.” Ticket information inside. “

Nicole and Jason Barkley of Southold, who own the North Fork tent, were able to join in the fun: “Finally arrived in Nantucket!” Just kidding, I wish! Jason wrote on Facebook. “This is a shoot for the Netflix movie ‘Luckiest Girl Alive’ with Mila Kunis at the Shelter Island ferry. This little company has pitched a tent for them.”

The tent was used by the cast and crew for eating during breaks, Barkley said.

It was rumored that filming could take place in Orient on Wednesday, but this was not confirmed and Netflix did not immediately return a request for comment.

Still, the people of North Fork were overjoyed to see the shoot in their sleepy corner of the world.

Joyce Grigonis said a member of the show’s crew visited Clarke’s Garden and Home on Monday to purchase flowers for the set.

Southold’s Ian Hunter stumbled across the set on his way home on the ferry from Shelter Island to North Fork. “It was really cool,” he said. Hunter watched for a moment as he walked over to the ferry office to buy tokens. Filming took place in the parking lot, he said. “I looked at that sign and said, ‘Oh, that’s not Nantucket! “It was really neat.”

Shelter Island was transformed into Nantucket on Tuesday. / Courtesy of Nicole Barkley.

A Netflix statement said the film is based on the New York Times bestselling novel of the same name by author Jessica Knoll. The film stars Kunis, known for “Bad Moms”, “Forgetting Sarah Marshall” and “Black Swan”, and is directed by Mike Barker, of “Black Match,” The Handmaid’s Tale “and” Fargo “.

The film is produced by Bruna Papandrea and Jeanne Snow for Made Up Stories; Erik Feig and Lucy Kitada for PICTURESTART; and united for Orchard Farm Productions, with executive producers Jessica Knoll; Lisa Sterbakov for Orchard Farm Productions; Shayne Fiske Goldner for PICTURESTART; and Steve Hutensky for Made Up Stories, Netflix said.

Luckiest Girl Alive focuses on Ani FaNelli, a sharp-tongued New Yorker who seems to have it all: a sought-after job in a glossy magazine, a killer wardrobe, and a dreamy Nantucket wedding to the But when the director of a detective documentary invites her to recount his version of the shocking incident that happened when she was a teenager at the prestigious Bradley School, Ani is forced to confront a grim truth that looms. to unravel his meticulously crafted life, ”Netflix said.

Shelter Island was in turmoil when Mila Kunis filmed at the North Ferry. / Courtesy of Ian Hunter.

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