Unless you were living under a rock, you knew a movie was being shot in Chicago last week. The Paramount Pictures production of Transformers 3 took over E. Wacker Drive forcing pedestrians and buses to find new ways to get around town.
Economic Boom or Just a Great Big Pain?
According to Crain's Chicago, the production created jobs and pumped some much-needed cash into the local economy. For more information on the benefits of filming movies in Chicago, check out the video below, which includes some great footage from movie set to release in July 2011.