In ‘Boardwalk Empire’, Brooklyn plays Atlantic City

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But for all of “Empire’s” Jersey pedigree, executive producers Martin Scorsese (who directed the pilot) and Terence Winter shot the series in Greenpoint — for several reasons.

Our first stop was Atlantic City, which makes sense, but, realistically, there were maybe five or six camera angles that would work for the 1920s,” says Winter. “Anywhere you turn now, there are dozens of things — casinos, hotels, etc. — that can’t be there.”

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