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Matt McGloin

The Dark Knight Rises (2012): Pittsburgh Filming Battle Details


pic Christopher Nolan's The Dark Knight Rises is filming in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and the Pittsburgh Post Gazette released some of the details on just what is going to go down.

Apparently, this is going to be a major disruption for local residents, as it seems a battle is going to be filmed!

From Aug. 10 to 21, streets will close, parking will be restricted and sidewalks will be blocked at various places throughout the Golden Triangle. Explosions and gunfire will erupt. High-speed chases will occur.
It will snow.

A letter went out to Downtown property owners, residents and merchants this month foretelling some of the mayhem.

"Our scenes include daytime exterior dialogue with precision driving and special effects. Our special effects include but are not limited to gunfire, sparks, squib hits, smoke, debris, air mortars and controlled pyrotechnic blasts," the movie's location managers wrote, in five pages of details about various street closures and other restrictions.

Wow! I'm sure lots of images and photos will be hitting the web when this happens. We'll keep on the lookout and keep you updated!

The Dark Knight Rises hits theaters July 20th, 2012 and is directed by Christopher Nolan starring Christan Bale as Batman, Tom Hardy as Bane, Anne Hathaway as Selina Kyle/Catwoman, Gary Oldman as Commissioner Gordon, Morgan Freeman as Lucius Fox, Michael Cain as Alfred, Juno Temple and Josh Pence as a young Ra's al Ghul.

Head on over to the Cosmic Book News The Dark Knight Rises Movie Hub for even more news.