If you feel like you recognize this Malibu mansion, it's because you probably do. Designed by Ed Niles, of the Bieber-trashed salad spinner house, this home on Mulholland Highway has been the filming location for more than 20 films, television shows, and music videos, including a few you might expect—Gone in 60 Seconds and Beverly Hills 90210—but also such unforgettable cultural touchstones as Face/Off, "Men in Black" (not the film, but the music video for the Willie-style club hit about the film) and Britney Spears' "Work Bitch" (often stylized as "Work B**tch").
Recently listed at $8.95M, the 7,000-square-foot glass palace sits on approximately 16 acres and features panoramic mountain and ocean views, "fossilized" limestone floors, and a helipad. With its closest neighbor at nearly 400 feet below, the house is a sleek, discrete shooting destination.
So, who's been inside? Britney Spears for one, shot parts of her "Work Bitch" music video on the grounds, which makes sense, given refrains like: "You wanna live fancy / You want a big mansion / You gotta work b****"." That's $9M worth of work.
Kendrick Lamark and Dr. Dre also hung out by the pool for Lamar's "The Recipe" video. Photos below courtesy of ScHoolboy Q's Instagram. Looks like fun.
Chris Brown shot the album cover and promo for Fortune inside.
Jim Carrey played a CEO who runs around the mansion in Fun with Dick and Jane. He also attends meetings by the pool, apparently.
In Benchwarmers, Jon Heder admits to never having spoken to a girl during a meeting at the home.
Will Smith's "Men In Black" music video was apparently shot there too, although, it's dark and hard to tell.
Other films shot on the property are Knight of Cups with Christian Bale and Natalie Portman (see also: this place in Texas), Face Off with Nicolas Cage and John Travolta, and Rocky 6 with Sylvester Stallone.
Ludicrous, Snoop Dogg, and Paramore also shot videos here. Honestly, who hasn't? Seems to be what this kind of home is for.
· Malibu Showplace/Film Location Listed at $8.95M [LA Times]