12-Jun-17 (Above) A helicopter flies low over Marina City on Saturday morning while filming for an upcoming movie, Rampage, starring Dwayne Johnson. Based on a video game, the film is about genetically altered apes and monsters amok in North America.
Streets were closed during filming on both sides of Wacker Drive from Wabash Avenue to Columbus Drive. Parking was banned on numerous streets in the area.
There was also aerial filming along Michigan Avenue between Wacker Drive and Superior Street and filming on Madison Street in the Loop and near Federal Plaza.
Rampage will be filming in the Loop through June 20, near the 300 block of West Washington Street and 100 block of North Franklin Street, according to filming permits issued by Chicago Department of Transportation.
(Left) A helicopter flies over Clark Street Bridge in this video captured by Joshua Carlson.
The helicopter is over the intersection of Michigan Avenue & Pearson Street in this video by Sam Thompson.
And video by The Wigwam shows the helicopter flying over the Chicago River.
Civilian Police Oversight: A Bridge Too Far? Kevin Graham, president of Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 7; Lori Lightfoot, partner at Mayer Brown LLP; and Harry Osterman, 48th Ward Alderman. 11:30 a.m. reception, 12:00 p.m. luncheon. Maggiano’s Banquets, 111 West Grand Avenue. Cost: $50. Map. More info.
City Club of Chicago presents The Future of the Republican Party in Illinois – a conversation with Pat Brady, government affairs consultant to Next Generation Public Affairs, a Midwest-based full-service government affairs firm, and Dan Proft, talk show host, Senior Fellow at Illinois Policy Institute, and former Republican candidate for Governor. 11:30 a.m. reception, 12:00 p.m. luncheon. Maggiano’s Banquets, 111 West Grand Avenue. Cost: $50. Map. More info.