Where Was Temptation: Confessions of a Marriage Counselor Filmed?

Inspired heavily by his play ‘The Marriage Counselor,’ Tyler Perry wrote and directed the 2013 romantic drama movieTemptation: Confessions of a Marriage Counselor.’ It follows a lovely married couple — Judith and Brice — who have known each other since high school. Having been in wedlock for more than six years, their marriage grows less exciting and staler than ever. Meanwhile, working as an intern at a matchmaking firm for millionaires, Judith is excited to begin her career as a marriage counselor. Things take an unexpected turn when a handsome and charming client named Harley comes for her firm’s services.

Judith is instantly attracted to Harley, and he doesn’t shy away from showing his attraction toward her. Finally, she gives in to his charms and jeopardizes her seemingly perfect marriage with Brice. The excitement of a budding romance and the consequences of adultery are portrayed with the help of the tension between the characters and some sensual scenes, keeping the viewers hooked on the movie. Moreover, the use of some interesting locations makes one wonder where ‘Temptation: Confessions of a Marriage Counselor’ was shot. If you have the same question, we have got you covered!

Temptation: Confessions of a Marriage Counselor Filming Locations

‘Temptation: Confessions of a Marriage Counselor’ was filmed in Georgia, Louisiana, and Washington, D.C., specifically in Atlanta and New Orleans. As per reports, the principal photography for the Jurnee Smollett-Bell-starrer commenced in late October 2011 under the working title ‘The Marriage Counselor’ and wrapped up in early December of the same year. Let’s navigate through all the specific sites that appear in the Tyler Perry directorial without wasting time!

Atlanta, Georgia

Most of ‘Temptation: Confessions of a Marriage Counselor’ was lensed in and around Atlanta, Georgia’s capital and most populous city. Like most of Tyler Perry’s movies, this romantic movie was heavily taped in the Tyler Perry Studios at 315 Deshler Street Southwest. The film studio is home to 12 purpose-built sound stages that range from 10,000 to 38,500 square feet and a massive backlot area that provides all the necessary features a filmmaker might require.

In November 2011, the cast and crew members were also spotted taping some key scenes on location around the city, including Peachtree Plaza Northeast and Walnut Street Southwest & Fair Street Southwest. Furthermore, it seems that they utilized the locales of Moore Street Southeast & Decatur Street Southeast, the Virginia-Highland neighborhood, and the area around Viewpoint in Midtown Atlanta.

New Orleans, Louisiana

Additional portions for ‘Temptation: Confessions of a Marriage Counselor’ were shot in New Orleans, Louisiana’s most populous city, where the production for the movie officially ended. Specifically, the filming unit lensed a few sequences in and around Chartres Street & St. Peter.

Washington, D.C.

Some parts of ‘Temptation: Confessions of a Marriage Counselor’ were reportedly recorded in Washington, D.C., the capital city and federal district of the United States. Located on the east bank of the Potomac River, the capital has hosted the production of different movies over the years. Some notable ones are ‘Eraser,’ ‘Philomena,’ ‘Jack Strong,’ ‘Resident Evil: The Final Chapter,’ and ‘The Mole: Undercover in North Korea.’

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