I think people might find it and like it, even though it is a little bit risky. A helicopter was used for filming and 40 to 50 vehicles were brought in for the shoot. This unwanted pregnancy ended the relationship between Murphy and Electra on a horrible note, and it forced Murphy to get married to Omi. The building has since been demolished as of So many current love stories are targeted at teenagers that it's rare to find one that sidesteps the numerous contrivances that permeate the genre. On a rainy 1 January morning, Electra's mother, Nora, phones Murphy at his small Paris apartment where he lives with Omi and their month-old son to ask him if he's heard from the young woman, because she hasn't for three months, and given her daughter's suicidal tendencies, she is really worried. One day, Murphy and Electra met and had a no-strings-attached threesome with another woman, a young blonde Danish teenager named Omi, as a way to add some excitement to their love life. Jaimie Alexander as Carol uncredited Anthony Mannella as Sam the lab technician uncredited Filming[ edit ] Principal photography began in the Pittsburgh , Pennsylvania region on September 21, I think that people are curious and people do love love stories. An area was set aside for actors waiting to film their scenes. The site's critical consensus reads, "It's a pleasure to see Hollywood produce a romance this refreshingly adult, but Love and Other Drugs struggles to find a balance between its disparate plot elements. For the rest of this day and the film , Murphy recalls his past two years with Electra in a series of fragmented, nonlinear flashbacks; how they first met in Paris, their quick hookup, and their lives over the next two years which is filled with drug abuse, rough sex and tender moments. But I give the American public more credit than that. Pittsburgh doubled as Chicago for some scenes. But later, Murphy had sex with Omi behind Electra's back, as a result of which Omi became pregnant. He wrote, "The first thing one notices about Love and Other Drugs is that it's an adult romance.