‘Black Mass’ Film Transforms Revere Beach into Miami Beach

Revere- 07/08/14- Live palm tress were planted in the sand of Revere Beach to transform the look of the beach into Miami Beach where a scene from the movie Black Mass will be filmed there for the next several days. Crews used front-end loaders to transport the live trees to the beach, blocking off a section of the area where new cabana beach chairs were placed. Boston Globe staff photo by John Tlumacki(metro)
Live palm tress were planted in the sand of Revere Beach to transform the beach into Miami Beach where a scene from the movie “Black Mass” will be filmed for the next several days. Crews used front-end loaders to transport the live trees to the beach, blocking off a section of the area where new cabana beach chairs were placed.
John Tlumacki / Globe Staff

Revere Beach or Miami Beach — can you tell the difference?

Revere- 07/08/14- A pizza restaurant was made over into a Cuban cafe on Revere Beach Blvd. across the street from Revere Beach to transform the look of the beach into Miami Beach where a scene from the movie Black Mass will be filmed there for the next several days. Boston Globe staff photo by John Tlumacki(metro)
A pizza restaurant was made over into a Cuban cafe on Revere Beach Blvd. across the street from Revere Beach to transform the look of the beach into Miami Beach where a scene from the movie Black Mass will be filmed there for the next several days.
John Tlumacki/The Boston Globe

The film based on the book “Black Mass,” featuring Johnny Depp as Whitey Bulger, has transformed a portion of Revere Beach into a Floridian oasis, complete with palm trees, according to The Boston Globe.

John Tlumacki, a photographer for the newspaper, snapped a couple of pictures of the set which includes a pizza restaurant across the street that has been transformed into a Cuban cafe, dubbed “La Linterna.”

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