CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - Clevelanders watch out -- another action film is coming to town this week.
"Fast 8", an action movie part of the Fast and Furious franchise -- that centers around illegal street racing and car heists, will film on downtown streets from May 18 - June 8. Expect car chases, car flips, shooting, and cars crashing into buildings and motorcades.
Filming will be in and around Public Square, including East Ninth Street, Chester Avenue, Euclid Avenue, Ontario Street, Prospect Avenue, Superior Avenue and Vincent Avenue. Only a few roads will be closed at a time.
The filming will also require parking lots for trucks with equipment, crew and catering.
The movie, which takes place in New York City, is slated to open on April 4, 2017.
RTA Service Alerts:
From May 18-20, filming will cause these bus routes to be rerouted:
NineTwelve Trolley, B-Line Trolley, 3, 11, 22, 26, 38, 39, 39F, 239, 45, 51-A-B-C, 53F, 55-A-B-C, 76, 79A-B, 81, 246, 263, 251.
On May 21-22, there will be reroute on 51-A-B-C.
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