The Dark Knight
The Batmobile is coming back to Pittsburgh.
In a post-9/11 America, heightened security is the new normal, and metal detectors and checkpoints are commonplace in government buildings like the Allegheny County Courthouse. But questions arise in the wake of the Aurora, Colo., tragedy – should their use be expanded to all public places or does security have it limits?
Just like the Dark Knight, Batmania is rising across the country. And because parts of “The Dark Knight Rises” were shot locally, Pittsburgh is extra excited about the opening of the film.
There’s still a few more days of filming for crews working on “The Dark Knight Rises” before things wrap up here in Pittsburgh and the move on to a different city.
Batman fans got a spectacle while watching the filming of “The Dark Knight Rises.” They saw the Batmobile crash into a hole on Cherry Way and an explosion arranged by the special effects crew.
It’s lights, camera, action once again in downtown Pittsburgh today as filming on “The Dark Knight Rises” continues.
The “Dark Knight” has left downtown and headed south. Not too far south, though, just to the South Side, but “Batman” isn’t finished with downtown just yet, and that means more detours and delays for drivers.
KDKA AM’s Larry Richert talks to Michael Uslan, the man behind the Batman movies, to find out how we went from Adam West to Dark Knight.
There were lights, cameras and a whole lot of action in downtown Pittsburgh as filming continued for “The Dark Knight Rises.”
Another day in Gotham City means more restrictions and road closures for local drivers.
“The Dark Knight Rises” will be filming in downtown Pittsburgh Friday and that means another set of road closures.
Filming of the blockbuster movie, “The Dark Knight Rises” has received a needed assist from Pittsburgh’s transportation system.
It may be summer in Pittsburgh, but it is winter in Gotham City. The Tumbler, director Christopher Nolan and a beautiful, snow-covered city street, “The Dark Knight Rises” crew moved downtown today for their last week and a half of filming in the city.
After filming in Lawrenceville, Oakland and at Heinz Field, crews working on “The Dark Knight Rises” are moving into downtown Pittsburgh today. The film crews have blocked off several streets and that could cause traffic chaos over the next few days.
Drivers in downtown Pittsburgh can expect to see some new road closures as the cast and crew of “The Dark Knight Rises” move into the heart of the city.
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