TF3 Filming Dates in Washington, DC Confirmed With Street Closures

Transformers News: TF3 Filming Dates in Washington, DC Confirmed With Street Closures

Tuesday, October 5th, 2010 5:52AM CDT

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New news regarding the Transformers 3 invasion of Washington, DC has been made available via local color webisite DCist.com. According to the site, the District Department of Transportation has released the official list of street closures and parking restrictions for the filming in DC, set for October 11-15. The action is expected to take place in and around the heart of the US Capital near the National Mall.

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If you're planning to head to Washington, DC to try and catch a glimpse of the filming but aren't too familiar with the area, you can find an interactive map of the downtown area on MapQuest.com.

The original article can be found HERE.
Credit(s): Albershide, DCist.com, MapQuest.com, NPS.gov
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Re: TF3 Filming Dates in Washington, DC Confirmed With Street Closures (1131807)
Posted by Daddycon on October 5th, 2010 @ 8:40am CDT
Well, if they haven't called me by now, I guess I won't be an extra. :BANG_HEAD: Hope to catch some of the action however.
Re: TF3 Filming Dates in Washington, DC Confirmed With Street Closures (1131880)
Posted by SlyTF1 on October 5th, 2010 @ 12:53pm CDT
Oh yeah! Maybe life doesnt hate me as much! Its at 6:30 PM! That means I'd need to leave at 3:00 to get there.
Re: TF3 Filming Dates in Washington, DC Confirmed With Street Closures (1131901)
Posted by Daddycon on October 5th, 2010 @ 2:06pm CDT
Here is the latest update from the Washington Post

Transformers to take over D.C. streets

[This post will be updated]

Autobots and Decepticons -- and the people who fight them -- will take over the District next week as filming for "Transformers 3," starring Shia LaBeouf, moves into the streets Oct. 11-15.

Other celebrities who have signed on for the flick include Hugo Weaving as Megatron and Josh Duhamel returning for his third turn as Maj. William Lennox and Tyrese Gibson as Chief Master Sgt. Robert Epps. No word yet on who may be in town for the filming.

So, where can you watch? There are no specific areas designated yet, but Josh Friedman, spokesman for the District Office of Motion Picture and Television Development, said the production office may release a formal announcement.

However, Friedman said it "may be very difficult to a get a view of what's going on. Filming is going to be pretty isolated and contained within the production area," and you might have to stand at a distance.

He noted, though, that "certainly the Mall will be open. It's a public space."

We've asked for more information from the production office in Florida where "Transformers 3" is currently being filmed, and we will share new details as they become available. Meanwhile, a hotline has been set up at 202-540-8039 with production details, and should also have information about public viewing areas, if it becomes available.

http://voices.washingtonpost.com/dr-gridlock/2010/10/autobots_and_decepticons_--_an.html?wpisrc=nl_buzz

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