Cleveland charged the filmmakers of the new Captain America movie more than $200,000 for filming in the city streets.
EUCLID, Ohio - Actress Victoria Justice started shooting her new movie, "Fun Size," Monday in Euclid. Shore Cultural Center was transformed into Paul Revere High, where extras dressed in Halloween costumes.
Fun Size takes place on Halloween. For several extras, the real treat was getting the chance to work near Justice, a fixture on the Nickelodeon cable network.
"I was a huge fan for a really long time so I was excited, very star struck," said extra Kristyn Kocjancic.
Fun Size is one of seven movies that will be shot in the Cleveland area over the next six months.
Producer David Kanter says state tax incentives for the film industry were a big financial draw but the real pay off could be for the local economy. The movie put 400 people to work during the first day of shooting, most were extras.
"When states embrace the movie business, it's our belief that there's real positive financial benefit and employment benefit for the communities that get involved," Kanter said.
Fun Size is scheduled to wrap shooting in August, when two more films, "The Avengers" and "I, Alex Cross," will start production in Cleveland.Fun Size, a movie starring Victoria Justice, started filming in Euclid Monday.
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Two major films being shot at the same time would not have been an easy feat for many other cities.
If you heard or hear shots fired in the area of West 3rd Street and Lakeside Avenue near the Shoreway, it's most likely from "Captain America: Winter Soldier" filming.
Cleveland police say part of the fence around a home holding pages from the first Superman story was destroyed by an alleged drunken driver.
Two big stars from the movie "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" spent some time with some fans in Cleveland's Ohio City neighborhood Wednesday night.
The Gordon Square neighborhood will be giving sweet treats to Detroit Avenue drivers Thursday and Friday as "Captain America: Winter Soldier" filming has created a commuter conundrum.
Film crews thrill local crowds with explosions and gun-wielding actors within view.
The West Shoreway continues to be closed this week for the filming of Marvel's "Captain America: Winter Soldier."
The owner of a downtown Cleveland parking lot filed a temporary restraining order against the production companies involved in "Captain America: The Winter Soldier".
More than $1,900 was taken from the set of "Draft Day" at the Cleveland Browns headquarters in Berea, according to a police report.