News

Man of Steel sequel to film in cash-strapped Detroit

Man of Steel sequel to film in cash-strapped Detroit

Henry Cavill stars in 'Man of Steel' Photo: WENN/WENN.com

Superman is coming to the aid of the cash-strapped citizens Detroit – a large portion of Zack Snyder’s Man of Steel sequel will be filmed in the city thanks to a large filming break.

Officials at the Michigan Film Office have announced director Snyder and his producers have been awarded an incentive of $35 million to shoot in the state in return for employing local workers.

Filming will largely take place in Detroit early next year.

The news comes six weeks after city officials filed the largest municipal bankruptcy case in U.S. history.

The producers hope to hire over Michigan workers, 500 local vendors and spend $5.1 million on hotels for cast and crew.

Snyder says, “Detroit is a great example of a quintessential American city, and I know it will make the perfect backdrop for our movie.”

The sequel will feature Henry Cavill, Amy Adams, Laurence Fishburne and Diane Lane, while Ben Affleck was cast as Bruce Wayne/Batman last week.

News from ClarksvilleNow.com

Fresh
missing

1 hour ago in News

Endangered child alert issued for 9-year-old in Clarksville

Authorities say William Allen Borck took Christopher King-Ponce after losing a custody hearing.

bathroom-sink-restroom

yesterday in News

Kentucky Senate approves transgender bathrooms in public schools

Supporters characterized it as protecting student privacy while opponents labeled it as discriminating against a group of people out of fear.

Updated
wine

yesterday in Crime, News

Agents cite 5 Clarksville businesses for underage alcohol sales

Compliance checks were conducted at 19 businesses Feb. 26.

suspect

yesterday in Crime, News

Police seek suspect in counterfeit money scheme

Businesses encouraged to check bills and report any incidents.

flag-with-tags

yesterday in Military, News

Bill to give veterans hiring preference fails

Bill was designed to help veterans and their spouses find employment.