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Monday’s Lot List: Filming Locations in Detroit, Georgia & more including ‘Transformers 3′ and ‘Footloose’

by Christine on September 19, 2010 · 24 comments

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Here’s a list of movies and TV shows filming around the country on  September 20, 2010:

Filming in Albuquerque, NM:

FYI: Fright Night, starring Colin Farrell, is filming in Albuquerque Studios again today.

Filming in Chicago, IL:

FYI: Ride-Along, a new Fox series, is filming in studio (Chicago Studio City).

Filming in Georgia:

Wanderlust, starring Jennifer Aniston, is filming on a closed set at 340 Woodland Lane, Clarkesville, GA.

Footloose, starring Dennis Quaid & Julianne Hough, is filming at the Newton County historic courthouse in Covington, GA.

•The Hallmark movie, Lost Valentine, starring Betty White and Jennifer Love Hewitt, begins filming in Atlanta today. We heard they might be filming in Piedmont Park. Hallmark is also giving away a trip to the set, you can enter to win here!

Filming in Hawaii:

Battleship is filming on the H-3 in Oahu today.

Filming in Los Angeles:

•All L.A. filming locations can be found here.

Filming in Michigan:

Real Steel, starring Hugh Jackman, is filming in Huron County this week. FYI: If anyone has any exact location information, please let us know. We also heard they may be filming in Milford before wrapping up (which should be later this week).

Update: Real Steel is filming at Smith Corner Church on Purdy Rd in Huron County. (Thanks @CutBuddyBolton)

The Reasonable Bunch, starring Kate Bosworth and Demi Moore, is filming at 1501 Parks Rd in Oakland Township, MI

Scream 4 is filming (primarily night shoots) on Clement between 7 Mile Rd and Main St in Northville, MI.

Update: The Scream 4 base camp has moved, it is now at the northwest corner of 7 mile Rd and Center St, across from Northville Downs.

Transformers 3 is filming at the Fisher Building (W Grand Blvd and Second Ave) in Detroit. On Tuesday & Wednesday, (9.21 & 9.22), they will be filming at the Falwell Building, near Capitol Park. There are no parking signs posted through 9.23. (Thanks Ann, Ken, Wendy & David)

Vamps, starring Alicia Silverstone, Hostel 3 is filming all week at the Masonic Temple at Temple and Cass Ave in Detroit.

Update:This Must Be The Place, starring Sean Penn, is filming at Ryan Rd & M59 in Sterling Heights. (Thanks Dennis)

Filming in New York City:

•All NYC filming locations can be found here.

Filming in Pittsburgh, PA:

Abduction, starring Taylor Lautner, is wrapping up in Pittsburgh. Originally, the movie was expected to shoot at PNC Park again today, but,  according the the movie’s casting company, it looks like Friday may have been the last day.  For the latest about the shoot, check out our Abduction Open Thread.

Filming in Shreveport, LA:

FYI:Trespass, a new film starring Nicolas Cage and Nicole Kidman, continues filming in studio around Caddo St and Edwards St in Shreveport.

Shark Night 3D, starring 90210′s Dustin Milligan and The O.C.’s Chris Carmack, is filming on Lake Caddo. Base camp will be set up at  11140 Hereford Rd, Mooringsport, LA. (Thanks Dave)

Filming in Texas:

The Good Guys is filming at Southside Stages, 2901 S. Lamar, Dallas, TX.

FYI:My Generation, a new ABC series, is filming  in studio (5330 Fleming Ct, Austin).

Filming in Toronto:

Covert Affairs is filming on Queens Quay East. (Thanks @janeccman)

Filming in Vancouver:

Hellcats is filming at the Fairmont Hotel Vancouver.

If you have any set pics, new, filming locations, or celeb sightings to share, let us know about it olv@onlocationvacations.com!

Don’t forget to check out our Upcoming Filming Locations and Events Calendar above too for more locations and information!

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Max September 19, 2010 at 9:58 pm

Vamps is not at Masonic temple anymore now hostel 3 has cane there and will be filming one more week there.

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Christine September 20, 2010 at 2:15 pm

This is so confusing, so its Hostel 3 at Masonic now?

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Lindsey September 20, 2010 at 3:51 am

The Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps NY premiere is apparently today, not Wed., 9.22.
http://www.nypost.com/p/pagesix/stone_to_trump_you_re_fired_7Ffrb3vuEr46cLGvf50veO

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Christine September 20, 2010 at 2:15 pm

I updated the calendar, thanks!

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Kathy September 20, 2010 at 9:18 am

Re Real Steel – saw on Facebook that they are “filming real steel in ubly today at or near the golf course”

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Christine September 20, 2010 at 2:39 pm

Thanks- I received the same tip via Twitter but can’t seem to find the church on a map, can’t find the ‘This Must Be The Place’ location on a map either, does anyone have any suggestions?

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CDybilas September 20, 2010 at 2:59 pm

The locales for ‘This Must be the Place’ was in Bad Axe, MI…the county seat for Huron County. They are finished filming there and are gone.

The church mentioned for ‘Real Steel’ and the other Ubly locales are out in the middle of rural Huron County. Most of these locations are easy to find for locals, but do not show up on most GPS. They are also located in “towns” that no longer exist, just local names for the areas.

This is my hometown area.

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Christine September 20, 2010 at 9:21 am

Has anyone seen Patrick Dempsey or Josh Duhamel in Detroit?

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kathy September 20, 2010 at 9:59 am

another facebook comment on Real Steel says they are filming at smiths corner church on purdy road and the set is closed.

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Laura September 20, 2010 at 11:10 am

Has anyone in Detroit heard from transformers if they’d applied to be an extra? Just wondering if nobody heard back or just I haven’t heard back :)

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K September 20, 2010 at 12:55 pm

I spoke with them a few weeks ago and they had finished casting for Detroit. I was in the running for a part but didn’t get it.

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Scott September 20, 2010 at 1:45 pm

I stumbled on “E-7″ basecamp located on Third St. and Baltimore St. in the same area were T-3 is being filmed. I saw actors dressed in what appeared to be Russsian or German Military dress garb. also I witnessed a parade scene off of Grand blvd. along the old General Motors HQ. Confetti was being dropped from a crane and included a motorcade of police motorcycles and crowd stand of extras. I could not find out if this was associated with E-7. T-3 was setting up at the Fischer Building as reported earlier, Hostel 3 is @ the Masonic Temple off of Cass Ave. Found the new Sream 4 basecamp on the corner of 7 mile and Center St. across from Northville Downs race track and now have moved filming to a couple of houses across the street from the original house they were filming at. One house had the front porch covered in black tarps on the porch. Hope that helps.

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Christine September 20, 2010 at 2:19 pm

Hey Scott, thanks so much for all the info, I’ll change the info for Hostel 3 (not Vamps at Masonic)! E7 is Transformers 3 and here’s the latest on the Fisher Building filming:

filming at the Fisher Building scene will last approximately 7 hours between 1:00PM-8:00PM. Between the hours of 4:30PM-6:00PM, the production will move outside.

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Christine September 20, 2010 at 2:40 pm

I also heard that Reasonable Bunch is off until Wed, can anyone confirm?
Someone spotted Ashton and Demi at Applebees over the weekend too!

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Christine September 20, 2010 at 2:41 pm

Anything else in Vancouver?

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Frani September 20, 2010 at 3:18 pm

Sorry which Vancouver Fairmont is that? There is one out by the airport and one in downtown I think….
Or maybe the one by the airport would qualify as Richmond instead and I answered my own question?

Any idea of which celebs are in town this week?
[Aside from Wil Wheaton filming "Eureka?" I heard from his twitter. He's great with updates if anyone's interested!]

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Christine September 20, 2010 at 8:06 pm

Here’s another one in Vancouver as well:
Facing Kate filming on w Georgia and cambie in Vancouver

(Thanks @sweet_tea1084 )

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Max September 20, 2010 at 6:47 pm

Scream 4 seems 2 be winding down, but there is still a lot of security on the set blocking the whole road.

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Christine September 20, 2010 at 8:08 pm

thanks for the update on Scream, I think they probably wrapping any time now.

And, just to make the Hostel/Vamps at Masonic debate more confusing, got a tip today that Hostel was filming at the Michigan Central Depot.

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Christine September 20, 2010 at 8:03 pm

According to this article today was the last day for Real Steel:

“The production crew said today is the very last day of filming for the movie that is set to hit screens next year.”

http://abclocal.go.com/wjrt/story?section=news/local&id=7677738

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Christine September 20, 2010 at 8:06 pm

via @azico:
Heard they’re filming Hawaii Five-O on the USS Battleship Missouri today. Alex & Scott have been sighted on set.

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Christine September 20, 2010 at 8:30 pm

I think they might have wrapped up, this is the last note from the casting co:
“Abduction Extras FB Family we need your help! Seeking males 6’0-6’3 200lbs, available all day Today 9/17! Please send a pic of your hand and face, measurements and d.O.B. to abductionextras@gmail.com ASAP. Thanks!”

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Sarah September 20, 2010 at 10:30 pm

Any Extra calls for the set of Wanderlust?

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JORDAN June 27, 2011 at 2:37 am

I know its kinda late but they were filming “Footloose” in Dallas,Georgia (about 30 minutes out of Atlanta) at the high school.
We were leaving wrestling practice & saw a few of the stars. But Zac Efron & the guy that’s in it now were both there. They also filmed all in town in Dallas & Hiram.

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