BATMAN V SUPERMAN Wraps, SHAMELESS Heads to Chicago
November 14, 2014 by Mike McNamara
UP UP AND AWAY: That's a wrap on the Illinois filming for the mega-blockbuster BATMAN V SUPERMAN. Friday marks the final day of stateside shooting for the Ben Affleck-Henry Cavill showdown, as the production moved to O'Hare Airport for its final location today. Other filming locales ranged from Chicago's Uptown neighborhood, which was transformed into Gotham City, to the Kent Farm set located on Route 126 in Yorkville, IL. Diane Lane, Ben Affleck, Amy Adams, and Henry Cavill were among the stars on set for filming, along with direct Zack Snyder, of course. BATMAN V SUPERMAN is schedule to release on March 26, 2016.
SUPES OUT, SHAMELESS IN: The popular Showtime series SHAMELESS heads back to Chicago for a one week shoot starting next week. William H. Macy, Emmy Rossum and the rest of principal cast are in town as the team knocks out episodes for this fifth season.
What's coming up in Season Five of SHAMELESS? Season Five finds the Gallaghers dealing with both the upside and downside of personal and urban renewal. As their neighborhood begins a move towards gentrifying, the Gallagher clan begins to reconcile their chaotic past in the hopes of building a better future. Click here to check out the new Season Five poster and a season preview, courtesy of Kelly West at CinemaBlend.
Be sure to catch SHAMELESS on Showtime Sundays at 8 pm CST; in the meantime, you can enjoy episodes and exclusive footage from the show at http://www.sho.com/shameless
Mike McNamara is the Co-Founder of The Midwest Independent Film Festival, www.midwestfilm.org. Mike pays his rent as an actor in Chicago in theatre, commercials, television and film. More from Mac at www.findmac.com.