Month: May 2008

Lincoln Park Gets Ready for Filming

Crews worked this week to get Lincoln Park Ready for
Shooting. Filming will take place on the 2400 block of
North Lincoln Avenue through Friday.

The film will be shooting at several Chicago locations
running into next month. Filming locations include sites
in Wisconsin and Indiana as well. The film is scheduled
to release July 2009.

Click here to see some pictures of the transformed streets
of Lincoln Park.

Article Credit Chi Town Daily News

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Public Enemies Filming Update

Public Enemies is scheduled to shoot Tuesday (6/3) & Wednesday (6/4) at the Aragon Ballroom. They’ll begin prep this Saturday (5/31). The proposed parking restrictions are as follows:

May 31, June 1, Sat & Sun (5am-10pm)

Both sides of Winthrop: Lawrence north for

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Casting Call for Filming in Joliet

Once again extras are being cast this time for
filming a prison scene in Joliet area.
Extras wanted are men 6′ 1″ tall and under, who
are slim to medium build they will be paid as extras.
If interested email a photograph and other vital
stats (height, weight, age, clothes size and
telephone numbers) to Put
J Prison in the subject line.
For more information call Joan Philo Casting
(312) 924-1840
Extras will play police officers, guards and inmates.

This prison scene is rumored to be filmed at the
Joliet Correctional Center which closed in 2002.
No confirmed dates as of yet.

Article Credit The Daily Journal

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Update About Filming From the Set

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The filming at the Biograph usually starts in the evening around 7 or 8. Johnny was supposed to be there Thursday & Friday. They are saying that they will be there until mid June filming. They are filming the end scenes The main scene of the movie. They have 3 blocks barricaded around the filming location. Johnny left the filming location last weekend and was gone over the long holiday. There has been some problems with fans on the set that has caused only a lucky few to get a chance to meet Johnny. He has been shooting on and off 14 hour days with the filming schedule flipping night and day.

News Credit J and H

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Chicago Filming

They are setting up on Diversy and Francisco Ave from 5-19-08 to 5-23-08. It is not known whether Johnny will be on set though yet they are still setting up.

News Credit Stephanie, Thanks Stephanie

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American Idol Spotlight Tribute Photo Card Book Features Johnny

The 2008 Spotlight Tribute features previous
American Idols and Hollywood stars Including Johnny.
All of the stars are captured during special
moments at the world’s biggest celebrity events.
The current Spotlight Tribute features 72
elegant photo cards of the biggest stars
along with 288 fun trivia questions.

Article Credit PRWeb Press Release Newswire

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Wis. Sixth-grader Meets Depp

One lucky Wisconsin sixth-grader got a
surprise while Johnny Depp was filming
in Beaver Dam area. She not only got to
meet Tom Kennedy the Mayor but Depp as well.
Emily Valle was the lucky one picked
out of a handful of students to meet
Depp as the mayor thought the whole group
would be turned away he picked one lucky
child to go with him on the way to visit the
movie set in Beaver Dam.
Emily said she told Depp he was a good actor
and thanked him for meeting her in which Depp
replied “It’s a Pleasure” to her. Emily
spent two hours at the Rogers Hotel during
filming and took home Depp’s autograph.

Article Credit 2 WBAY ABC

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