Previously, WaterforElephantsfilm.com posted that the film’s production company was scouting locations in and around the Cornell and Ithaca, NY. Well today, in an article about props in the film featured in the LA Times, there was a single line that was very telling:
Jim Elyea’s task: to make sure the briefcases the students are carrying look authentic when the film begins shooting this May in Santa Paula, Calif.
Could this mean Ithaca is out and California is in? It might be so.