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Sonic the Hedgehog Comes to Ladysmith

Filming to take place Sept 13-14 & 17-23 , 2018

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Sonic

It's all business as usual downtown -- don't let the Sonic movie prep keep you away from our local businesses.


***Approximate Road Closure Times*** 

Sept 17th - 18th from 3:00PM to 4:00AM 
Sept 19th - 23rd from 5:00PM to 7:00AM 

Affected routes as follows:
1st Avenue from Roberts Street to High Street
Gatacre Street from 1st Avenue to the Alley

Schedule as of September 19, 2018

September 17th - 24th - Filming on 1st Ave from High St to Roberts St & Gatacre St from 1st Ave to NW Alley

  • (Expected Full Road Closures)
  • Sept 17: 7am - 7pm Filming begins i
  • Sept 18: 5pm - 7am (Protecting for 3pm to 4am if we do not complete day shots from the 17th) - FX Atmospheric Smoke
  • Sept 19 – 24: Wed to Sunday 5pm to 7am - FX Atmospheric Smoke
  • Sept 20 – 24: Special Effects to expect, Atmospheric Smoke, controlled car flip and fireball
  • During our night filming, additional lighting will make the area brighter than usual
    (Work trucks to be staged at the Baseball Diamond and south lot)
  • Sept 24 – 4pm to 3am (require some daylight scenes)

Partial Road Closure  - 1st Ave from Roberts St to Gatacre St only:

Sept 25 - 12pm to 7pm (reduced crew to obtain “beauty” shots for visual fx, no actors)

During our night filming, additional lighting will make the area brighter than usual
(Work trucks to be staged at the Baseball Diamond and south lot)


September 26th - 29th - Wrap

 

  • A reduced crew will remain behind to restore Ladysmith to its original condition. (Some shops will have chosen to remain their newly painted colour)

Catch up on the latest news coverage on Sonic the Hedgehog filming. 

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CHEK News CTV  Ladysmith Chronicle




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