Zach Galifianakis in Carroll Park, Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn
Zach Galifianakis with Ted Danson playing bocce in Carroll Park
Show creator and writer Jonathan Ames
Ames with Galifianakis and Danson
The appearance of actors Ted Danson and Zach Galifianakis in Carroll Park certainly caused a bit of excitement in the neighborhood this afternoon. The two actors, along with numerous extras, were shooting a scene for HBO's "Bored To Death." Jonathan Ames, writer and creator of the successful show, was also on set.
"Bored To Death" follows the misadventures of Ames' fictional self, played in the show by Jason Schwartzman, a writer who moonlight as a private detective because he wants to spice up his life.
Danson plays a magazine editor and Ames's boss. Galifianakis plays the role of Ray Hueston, an illustrator.
"Bored To Death" is entirely shot around Brooklyn and the studios in the Brooklyn Navy Yard.