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'Transformers' Leaving Chicago in a Blaze of Glory



    (Published Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013)

    If you haven't made it to any of the "Transformers" Chicago shoots yet, you might want to consider saving the best for last.

    According to the Chicago Tribune, the movie will wrap this week with a huge explosion.

    The explosion is set to take place Wednesday afternoon near the silos on South Damen Avenue and W. 29th Street, the newspaper reports.

    "Transformers: Age of Extinction" is the fourth installment of the film series and the second to shoot in Chicago. The movie stars Mark Wahlberg, Nicola Peltz, Kelsey Grammer and Stanley Tucci, it's directed by Michael and produced by Steven Spielberg.

    Shooting for the movie was expected to wrap on Wednesday, but additional days may be added. Scenes for the movie are also being shot in Detroit, Austin, Texas, and Hong Kong.