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Where Batman vs. Superman is Filming This Weekend

Beginning Friday at 6 p.m. and lasting through Sunday at 10 p.m., several streets in Chicago's Loop will be closed for filming of the superhero film starring Henry Cavill and Ben Affleck

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    This equipment was seen parked at Clark and Madison on Thursday.

    Chicago's starring role in the upcoming "Batman vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice" movie means road closures this weekend.

    Beginning Friday at 6 p.m. and lasting through Sunday at 10 p.m., several streets in Chicago's Loop will be closed for filming of the superhero film starring Henry Cavill and Ben Affleck.

    They include:

    • South Clark Street, from West Van Buren to West Madison streets
    • West Adams Street, from South Dearborn to South LaSalle streets
    • West Quincy Street, from South Clark to South LaSalle streets

    There will be intermittent closures through the weekend on

    • West Jackson Street, from South Dearborn to South LaSalle streets
    • West Monroe Street, from South Dearborn to South LaSalle streets

    Motorists should be aware of posted parking restrictions in the area.

    Henry Cavill on His New Role As the Man of SteelHenry Cavill on His New Role As the Man of SteelHenry Cavill explains how he's prepared his whole life for the role of Superman. "Man of Steel," which takes on the emotional evolution of the superhero will be released in theaters June14. (Published Thursday, June 13, 2013)

    Chicago is no stranger to big-screen comic book franchises. Director Zack Snyder chose suburban Plano to serve as Superman's hometown and the Willis Tower as "The Daily Planet" in the 2013 movie, "Man of Steel."

    "Transformers: Age of Extinction," the fourth installment of the film series, also was the second to shoot in Chicago.

    Cavill returns as Superman in the upcoming movie, and Affleck will star as Batman. 

    Sears Breaks World Record For Costumed SupermenSears Breaks World Record For Costumed SupermenThe feat broke the record of 437 held by a Canadian company, and a Guinness Book of World Records representative was on hand to confirm it. (Published Wednesday, June 5, 2013)

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