The popular NBC prime time drama Law & Order: SVU will film a scene in Howard Beach this month.
A scene from the Emmy award-winning show starring Mariska Hargitay and Ice-T will be shot both outside and inside of Cross Bay Chemist pharmacy at XXX=XX Cross Bay Blvd. on Monday, Jan. 13 between noon and 5 p.m.
Frank Pantina, pharmacist and owner of Cross Bay Chemist said the production crew sought out his store as a location for scene that will connect to another part of the episode being filmed at the Surfside Motel a few blocks south of the store on Cross Bay Boulevard.
He said the store will close on Jan. 13 from 3 to 5 p.m. while crews film inside. He did not know who, if any, of the main cast will be in the scene.
The episode being filmed is called “Wednesday’s Child” and will be the 14th episode to air in the show’s 15th season, which began last fall.
The air date has not yet been scheduled. “Law & Order: SVU” airs Wednesdays at 10 p.m. on NBC.