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Old 06-17-2007, 07:08 PM   #1
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Default Chicago Filming: Information (Use news/pics thread for discussion)

Please post general speculation/remarks in the "Chicago Filming: news/pics" thread instead of this one, only useful set info/questions about where to go here. Any Chicago pics/video we get from this would be better off posted in news threads

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Originally Posted by HollywoodChicago
“The Dark Knight” Street Closures

Wednesday, Aug. 22 (weather permitting)
2 to 4 p.m.
Helicopter hovering at 515 N. McClurg Ct.
Intermittent traffic control of Grand between Peshtigo and Columbus
Intermittent traffic control of Peshtigo between Grand and Illinois

Thursday, Aug. 23
5 a.m. to 8 p.m. (no closures; parking only)
Adams between Wabash and Dearborn
Wabash between Adams and Van Buren
Wabash between Adams and Monroe
Dearborn between Adams and Monroe

Thursday, Aug. 23
8 to 9 p.m.
Helicopter over Chicago River
Traffic control of Lake Shore and Columbus Street bridges
Traffic control of Wacker between Michigan and Columbus

Friday, Aug. 25
5 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Full closure of LaSalle Street between Jackson and Adams
Full closure of Quincy between LaSalle and Clark
Parking: Wells between Jackson and Monroe

Friday, Aug. 25 (weather permitting)
9 to 11 p.m.
Helicopter hovering at 515 N. McClurg Ct.
Intermittent traffic control of Grand between Peshtigo and Columbus
Intermittent traffic control of Peshtigo between Grand and Illinois
(Saturday and Sunday as alternate dates)

Saturday, Aug. 25 and Sunday, Aug. 26
5 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Full closure of LaSalle between Jackson and Madison
Full closure of Jackson between LaSalle and Clark
Full closure of Adams between LaSalle and Clark
Full closure of Monroe between LaSalle and Clark
Quote:
Originally Posted by Redd View Post

When they did a casting call for police officers awhile ago they were asked to work on the 26th to the 28th. The call also asked for bag-pipers and that they "want to make this scene look as real as they could"

The only time that police officers and bag-pipers come into together for something is when it is for a funeral or some kind of celebration.
Filming base on Lower Wacker (Tumblers. Taken from Orleans St). Pic by WadeWils0n:



Another at Old Post Office:


Yet another at Randolph and Wells:


Later Filming:

Quote:
Rumor: Brach's Candy Factory? 29th according to HC
http://www.mikesrightbrain.com/cgi-b...i?entry_id=525
Finished:

Quote:
Lower Wacker chase
LaSalle truck flip
Columbus Dr 26th
Post Office, Van Buren. (SWAT leaving GCPD, Gordon scenes)
Hotel 71 (Day/Night scenes in the penthouse, Batman on the roof with Gordon)
Sedwick and Eugenie + Hudson 28th (Dent scene, car explosion)
Navy Pier 27th
Wabash Avenue, 27th (evac)
Sears Tower (24th, Christian Bale)
Garage on Randolph + Wells (Signal roof, gang scene)
Lakeshore Athletic (Unknown, cast trailer parking on service level)
Amtrak Train Yard
Cuyler and Clarendon (Gordon's apartment)
Buena (Brief drug arrest scene)
Federal Plaza (Courthouse Exterior)
111 E Wacker (Bruce's Penthouse)
E Wacker (Dent Press Conference on steps by penthouse)
Chicago Theater (Brief Dent/Rachel scene)

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