Comic and actress Amy Schumer is quickly to be the proprietor of the long-lasting New York Metropolis townhouse which served as an exterior setting for the 1987 movie “Moonstruck,” in line with a brand new report.
Schumer is in contract to buy 19 Cranberry Road in Brooklyn Heights after touring a variety of different townhouses within the neighborhood, in line with the New York Publish. The nineteenth century, 26-foot-wide house was first listed by Corcoran in February for $12.65 million and was most just lately asking $11 million.
The in-works deal comes after the “Inside Amy Schumer” host and her husband Chris Fischer listed their five-bedroom, 4,500-square-foot Higher West Aspect penthouse for $15 million.
Schumer has hosted the comedy present since 2013. It has been on an prolonged hiatus however was just lately introduced again for a revival on Paramount’s streaming service. Schumer additionally makes an look within the second season of Hulu’s “Solely Murders within the Constructing.”
The 1829 townhouse boasts 30 home windows unfold out by way of 4 tales, with 5 bedrooms and three and a half bogs.
It final bought in 2008 for about $4 million to house owners who’ve stored a low profile.
The outside of the townhouse performed the function of house to Cher’s Loretta Castorini, the place she lived together with her mom, father, and grandfather, performed by Olympia Dukakis, Vincent Gardenia, and Feodor Chaliapin within the Oscar-winning movie.
Whereas inside scenes had been filmed on a soundstage in Toronto, a lot of the outside scenes had been filmed in and round historic Brooklyn Heights, such because the scene during which Cher strolls house from Nicholas Cage’s home alongside the waterfront within the early morning, silently kicking a beer can.
Brooklyn Heights is likely one of the most historic neighborhoods in New York Metropolis, with farmers settling it within the 1600s. Its shut proximity to Manhattan earned it the moniker of “America’s first suburb.”
The home options prominently in a scene during which Dukakis is walked house by a male suitor she meets in an Italian restaurant. After they cease exterior 19 Cranberry Road the person appears to be like up at it in awe.
“My god, it’s a mansion,” the person says.
“It’s a home,” Dukakis replies.