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‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2′ is set to film a chase scene in Rochester, NY

by Christine on March 13, 2013 · 8 comments

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It looks like Spider-Man is about to swing into Rochester, NY.

Producers for The Amazing Spider-Man 2 will be in Rochester on Friday to scout locations for a car chase that will be shot in the upstate city. It is necessary to film the scenes in Rochester, and not New York City or Long Island where most of the movie is being filmed, because the laws are less restrictive.

The production company is expecting to shoot for 10 to 15 days in Rochester, though the exact dates are yet to be determined. Spider-Man 2 will also need local extras for the shoot.

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 began filming at various locations throughout New York City, including China Town, Brooklyn, and Queens, last month.

The movie is based at Grumman Stages in Long Island. In addition to Grumman, they have stages at the Marcy Armory in Brooklyn and Gold Coast Studios where many famous NYC landmarks, like Times Square, have been recreated.

To find out where The Amazing Spider-Man 2 is filming next, follow our Daily Filming Locations. If you have scoop about Spider-Man 2 filming, let us know about it at olv@onlocationvacations.com!

Source: WSJ, WHEC

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alan davidson March 14, 2013 at 10:38 am

how do i audtion to become A EXTRA in roch ny spider man 2????

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C.J. March 14, 2013 at 10:56 am

alan,

not sure, but chances are once they have chosen the locations they’ll start scouting for extras, stay informed as will I.

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Madi March 16, 2013 at 8:40 pm

I’m going to stay tuned, too.
Visiting NYC in August, hopefully they will still have stuff to film outside and need extras!

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Kenny March 16, 2013 at 11:30 pm

I live near Rochester and I and quite a few friends are hoping to be extras. If anyone has any updates, pleeeaaase tell me!

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Sarah April 5, 2013 at 7:10 pm

I would love to be an extra for the Rochester area! If anyone has information please contact me
:)

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Michael Bellomio April 28, 2013 at 8:53 pm

I WANT TO BE AN EXTRA FOR THE CHASE SCENE HOWEVER I DO NOT HAVE A CAR SO CAN YOU STILL USE ME

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Sarah April 28, 2013 at 8:55 pm

I applied but have not heard back, its been a couple weeks…anyone hear back?

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