The real reason Kevin James returned to CBS

Kevin James, a Long Island native (born in Mineola, raised in Stony Brook) and diehard Mets fan, talked to The Post about why he’s returning to series television after nearly a decade. CLICK TO VIEW

‘Kevin Can Wait’ to film at Gold Coast Studios

Kevin James’ new sitcom for CBS, “Kevin Can Wait” — which received a straight-to-series order from the network Thursday — will be shot in entirety at Bethpage’s Gold Coast Studios, first prime-time series to originate from a Long Island-based facility. READ MORE –>>    

Amy Poehler, Tina Fey movie Sisters premieres.

Sisters was filmed in many Long Island locations, including Gold Coast Studios in Bethpage. Sisters was filmed in many Long Island locations, including Gold Coast Studios in Bethpage. View the clip here

News 12 looks at “The Amazing Spider-Man 2”

News 12 Long Island’s Elisa DiStefano got an up-close look at the movie studios in Bethpage used for The Amazing Spider-Man 2, which was shot entirely in NYS. In this sequel, Spider-Man faces a new enemy, a technician with Oscorp Industries who’s zapped with electricity and becomes the power-eating villain “Electro.” Click to view

Grumman hangars pulling movie business to LI

Grumman Studios and Gold Coast Studios, two movie production facilities tucked among the sprawl of industrial warehouses in a corner of Bethpage, have put Long Island in Hollywood’s lens. The two studios – retrofitted from old hangars where Grumman Aerospace. assembled warplanes and the Apollo Lunar Module, which carried astronauts to the moon — have gainedREAD MORE >>

Film industry generated $140M for Nassau

Nassau County Executive Edward Mangano on Tuesday released a study showing that the film entertainment industry provided $140 million in economic benefit to Nassau last year. The movie and television business also generated more than $800,000 in sales and hotel taxes, Mangano said at a news conference on the back lot of Gold Coast StudiosREAD MORE >>

Spider-Man 2 to Be the Largest Movie Production Shot in New York

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that “The Amazing Spider-Man 2” will be the largest movie production to be filmed in New York and is expected to result in 3,500 jobs and the casting of 11,000 extras. The production will have the biggest stage footprint ever seen in New York with massive sets being constructedREAD MORE >>

Tax-Policy Web Lures ‘Spider-Man’ Film Here

New York City is an essential character in the Spider-Man series, with looming skyscrapers providing the backdrop for aerial chase scenes, but versions of the movie have been primarily filmed in Los Angeles. Until now. “The Amazing Spider-Man 2,” which is expected to open in May 2014, is the first film about Gotham native PeterREAD MORE >>

Film Industry Returning to Long Island

Coinciding with the in North Hempstead, Nassau County Executive Edward Magano says he is excited about two new movie studios attracting the movie industry to Long Island. He says Gold Coast Studios and Grumman Studios both in Bethpage, will bring jobs and a much-needed economic boost to Long Island. “We have a rich history itREAD MORE >>