Monday, August 15, 2011
Local editor Heidi Dezayas spent some time downtown on Saturday to watch filming of "The Dark Knight Rises."
Downtown Pittsburgh was a lot busier on Saturday than it usually is on normal weekends. Pittsburghers crowded the streets around the city hoping to catch a glimpse of Batman and crew during filming for The Dark Knight Rises. While many Pittsburghers are Batman and Hollywood fans, there are some who just don't care. I don't think the thought crossed my mind until Saturday afternoon. I'm not going to lie—I'm not a huge Batman fan. I've watched Batman Begins and The Dark Knight, but I'm not too familiar with the comics, the backstories or even all of the characters. My trip downtown was based simply on the fact that my sister and I absolutely love anything having to do with Hollywood and show business. It's incredibly fascinating to me, so to…
Wednesday, August 10, 2011
Filming of the "The Dark Knight Rises" took place in downtown Pittsburgh Wednesday.
Workers in downtown Pittsburgh got to catch a glimpse of the filming of the new Batman movie during their lunch break today. Production workers blew fake snow all over the roads to make it look like winter. "Gotham" license plates were placed on the back of vehicles used in the film, including a bus. The Dark Knight Rises, featuring Christian Bale and Anne Hathaway, began filming in Pittsburgh on July 29. The movie will arrive in theaters Summer 2012. Please upload your Gotham City photos to Peters Patch! This story originally appeared on Upper St. Clair Patch.
Wednesday, July 27, 2011
The bat signal was clear Wednesday night as the City of Champions transformed into Gotham City.
This was the scene Wednesday night at Fifth Avenue Place in downtown Pittsburgh—the glowing symbol calling for Batman beaming from the Highmark Building, changing from neon green to white. "The Dark Knight Rises," starring Christian Bale, is filming in Pittsburgh through mid-August. If you spot any Batman moments, catch them with your camera and email them to firstname.lastname@example.org! We definitely have Batman fever at Patch.