‘Scandal,’ indeed! D.C. drama used fake backdrops of Washington


Kerry Washington in ABC’s new “Scandal.” (Danny Feld/ABC)

D.C.’s had a mixed track record with Hollywood lately. NBC’s “The Firm” brought its cameras and stars here for some real on-location shooting last fall — but the show was quickly canceled. We’ll see if HBO’s forthcoming “Veep,” which spent a day or so filming in D.C. (but more of its time in Baltimore), fares better.



Read earlier: Kerry Washington in “Scandal” reviewed by Hank Stuever, 4/5/12

ABC bases ‘Scandal’ on D.C. insider Judy Smith, 4/1/12

Filming movies in Washington just got harder, 1/30/12

‘The Firm’ films in D.C. — more TV production, stars to come?, 9/13/11

Julia Louis-Dreyfus stars in new D.C.-based show, 10/25/11

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