Filming Continues for The Dark Knight in Chicago, Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2 Filming in CT

Street Closures for The Dark Knight Announced

Chicago Business has posted the following downtown street closure information for The Dark Knight.  The Batman Begins Sequel has been filming in both New York and Chicago for the past two months.

“Filming for “The Dark Knight” will prompt the closing of some downtown streets from Wednesday through Sunday.

  • Lower Wacker Drive from Harrison Street to Michigan Avenue will be closed from 7 p.m. until 6 a.m. on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, reopening at 6 a.m. Saturday.
  • Lower Michigan Avenue from Lower Wacker Drive to South Water Street will be closed from 6 p.m. Saturday to 6 a.m. Sunday.
  • The lowest level of Randolph Street and Columbus Drive will be closed from 6 p.m. Sunday to 6 a.m. Monday.

The scenes to be shot involve high-speed chases and pyrotechnics, according to Rich Moskal, director of the Chicago Film Office.

Filming for “The Dark Knight” has been taking place in Chicago since June. Chicago stood in for the series’ fictional Gotham City during the previous film, “Batman Begins.”

The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2 Filming Now in Danbury, CT

The Western Connecticut State University Campus is buzzing as filming of The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2 continues today. The film’s star Alexis Bledel, best known for her role as Rory Gilmore on The Gilmore Girls, will be filming scenes on campus through tomorrow. The News Times Live has more information about the filming and the impact it is having on Danbury.