'The Real World: Brooklyn' heads down(town)
Hey, "Real World" cast member wannabes. Don't get your sights set on trendy Williamsburg or Carroll Gardens as the home of show's next installment.
"The Real World: Brooklyn" will most likely film at BellTel Lofts in Downtown Brooklyn, though negotiations aren't finalized, the sales office told us Sunday. The seven strangers will supposedly reside in the condo building's penthouse, TMZ.com reported.
The luxury building's amenities include a fitness center, yoga studio, roof-top terrace and screening lounge. Apartments sell for $540,000 to $3.2 million, according to the sales office.
The Brooklyn Paper first reported on May 17 the BellTel lofts as a possible location. Jim Johnston, executive producer of the show, told The Paper that he has looked at the building but wouldn't confirm it as the show's future home.
"The Real World" Brooklyn is set to air in January 2009, with filming beginning this summer.
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