The city Dept. of Cultural Affairs and Special Events said some streets will be closed Friday night and Sunday for filming of “Batman v. Superman.” Filming will involve aerial shots from helicopters, and will affect drivers in the Loop.
Officials said Wednesday that Chicago has enjoyed a record year of film and TV production in the city.
An Aurora man is facing a felony charge after he allegedly filmed a woman in the bathroom of Waubonsee Community College’s Aurora campus.
Chicago will be the site for the filming of a new independent holiday movie, which will take a new look at Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol” from a gay perspective.
Starting Wednesday, downtown Chicago is being transformed into Metropolis, and the Chicago Board of Trade and the Willis Tower reportedly will serve as the offices of the Daily Planet.
Chicago has already stood in for Gotham City, and now it will also stand in for Metropolis as “Superman” comes to town.
There’s a big question being asked about Chicago’s ties to a film franchise, and no one has an answer – at least not yet.
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