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'Fantastic Four' filming to close BR streets

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Posted: Jun 20, 2014 12:14 PM by Paul Rivera, Russell Jones
Updated: Jun 20, 2014 12:14 PM
Source: WBRZ

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Topics: fantastic four, henry street, street closures, baton rouge

BATON ROUGE - Filmmakers announced plans to close several streets in Baton Rouge this weekend to shoot scenes from the upcoming "Fantastic Four" reboot.

The closures will last from 10 a.m. Saturday through 2 a.m. Sunday, according to Mayor Kip Holden's office. They include a portion of 3rd Street between North and Florida Boulevards, as well as portions of Convention Street between Fourth and Lafayette Streets. Filmmakers will also be shooting interiors and exteriors of 150 Third Street.

"No Parking" signs will be posted along the 200 and 300 blocks of 3rd Street and 200 & 300 blocks of Convention Street from 6 p.m. Friday, June 20, until 12 p.m. Sunday, June 22.

Mayor Holden's office announced the closures under the title "Henry Street", which is widely known to be the Fantastic Four's working production title.

Baton Rouge police officers will be on site to assist drivers around the area during filming.

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