Click on the video clip below to view part of the filming of the recently released movie, “The Town.” It’s a brief stunt where the robbers, dressed as nuns, torched a getaway van before heading into a 2nd getaway vehicle. The torch scene took place on Foster St., and the video was shot from inside the Foster St. parking lot. Jeremy Renner is standing to our right and was one of many people associated with the film. Thanks to David Marx for sending this great clip.
Notices went up today around the neighborhood indicating that filming for “The Town” is completed in the North End. Let’s hope the movie turns out great! Here’s the notice: October 25th 2009 Dear Neighbors, We have completed our filming in the North End and we would like to thank you for your patience and cooperation. Read More…
**URGENT**RELEASED TODAY BY “THE TOWN” FILM PRODUCTION**
DUE TO WEATHER THE CHARLESTON BRIDGE WILL NOT BE CLOSED ON SATURDAY, OCTOBER 3RD
On Sunday, October 4th we will be filming scenes for the upcoming feature film, “The Town”. We will be filming on N. Washington Street and Commercial Street and the Charlestown Bridge. The Bridge will be closed from 12:00 PM to 6:00 PM.
Commercial Street will be closed from Hanover Street to N. Washington Street from 6:00 am to 7:00 pm on Sunday. N. Washington Street will be closed from Cross Street to bridge from 12:00 pm to 6:00 pm on Sunday. Detours will be in place to facilitate movement around the closed areas.
That was the quote in the Boston Herald from Ben Affleck during an interview for his “Made in Boston” movie, “The Town” opening this weekend. “The community is extremely powerful politically in the North End, whereas if you’re (filming) in Dorchester you wouldn’t be getting the same kind of push-back from the municipal authorities. So Read More…