May 11, 2011
Text and photo by Ted Regencia
CHICAGO, May 10 (Xinhua) — What do “Batman: The Dark Night,” and the upcoming movies “Transformers 3” and “Superman: Man of Steel” have in common? They all have Chicago as a filming location.
On Tuesday, Chicago was touted anew as “a world class film destination” with the opening of a state-of-the-art film and television studio, said to be the largest facility in the United States outside Hollywood.
Joined by Emmy Award-winning actor Kelsey Grammer and the producers of the new Chicago-inspired TV series “Boss,” Illinois Governor Pat Quinn announced that the state is investing five million U.S. dollars into the new privately-owned Cinespace Chicago Film Studios.
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