ABC Television has selected Ursinus College as a location for filming a pilot television show, How to Get Away With Murder, a working title. Olin Auditorium stands in as a lecture hall at a fictional university. A crew built a set for the filming.
According to Internet Movie Database, two-time Academy Award nominee and The Help star Viola Davis stars in the show about a professor and her students who become entangled in a murder plot. Also cast is Matt McGrorry of Orange is the New Black. Executive Producer is Shonda Rhimes of Grey’s Anatomy and Scandal. Bryn Mawr College is being used for additional exterior shots.
While the filming is closed to the public, some students were assigned as extras if they responded to an earlier email. Updated photos will be posted after the filming.