Created by the duo Tony Yacenda and Dan Perrault (‘American Vandal‘), Paramount Plus’ ‘Players’ is a documentary-style comedy series that gives us a glimpse into the world of competitive gaming. The narrative revolves around a professional League of Legends esports team as they aim to win their first championship after years of failure and close calls. However, their teenage prodigy Organizm and the veteran Creamcheese must set their differences aside and work as a team to have a shot at winning the championship.
The show tends to portray the inner tension that a gaming crew faces in quite a realistic manner, thanks to impressive performances by the talented cast ensemble, comprising Misha Brooks, Da’Jour Jones, Ely Henry, Moses Storm, and Alexa Mansour. The atmosphere of the gaming competition and the documentary-style production keep the viewers guessing about the filming locations of the series. If you are one such curious soul, allow us to put your curiosities to bed!
Players Filming Locations
‘Players’ is seemingly filmed in California entirely, specifically in Los Angeles. The principal photography for the inaugural iteration of the series likely commenced in early 2022. Popularly known as the Golden State, California is considered the home of the American film industry — Hollywood as it has made a significant imprint on global entertainment. Thanks to its vast and diverse terrain, along with the advanced production facilities it offers, the state is an ideal filming site for a show like ‘Players.’ Now, let’s wander around the filming locations that appear in the mockumentary series!
Los Angeles, California
All the pivotal sequences for the documentary-styled series are supposedly recorded in Los Angeles, a sprawling city in Southern California. Moreover, the production team may utilize the facilities of CBS Studio Center to tape almost the entire show, especially the interior sequences involving the gaming competitions.
The studio facility is located at 4024 Radford Avenue in the Studio City neighborhood in Los Angeles. It consists of as many as 18 different traditional sound stages, ranging from 7,000 square feet to 25,000 square feet. In addition, there are three warehouse stages. Moreover, there are several backlot sets that replicate New York streets, Central Park, and residential areas, making it a suitable filming location for different kinds of productions.
When it comes to the City of Angels, you can find several posh neighborhoods, gorgeous beaches, modern architecture, and not to mention a diverse landscape. The bustling city is home to several attractions, including the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, the Petersen Automotive Museum, the Los Angeles Public Library, the iconic Hollywood Sign, Getty Center, and Los Angeles City Hall.
Los Angeles is renowned for its Hollywood neighborhood, which is considered the center of the film industry. Furthermore, the city has many expansive film studios and major record labels. Some well-known movies and TV shows lensed in the city are ‘Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness,’ ‘The Lost City,’ ‘Ambulance,’ ‘Seinfield,’ and ‘Criminal Minds.’