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9 days of filming in NOE to include simulated gunfire, explosions

2 productions to film in the East. (FOX 8 Photo) 2 productions to film in the East. (FOX 8 Photo)
NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) -

Filming notices were issued Wednesday to residents in New Orleans East.

From Thursday, July 23, through Friday, July 31, from 9 p.m. until 5 a.m., a production company will film scenes in the parking lot of the former Six Flags Theme Park. The sequence being filmed involves special effects, including simulated explosions.

On Friday July 31, the same production company will also film scenes from a helicopter above the area from 2 a.m. until 6 a.m.

On Sat., July 25, another production company will film scenes at 6901 Chef Menteur Highway from  8 p.m. until 1 a.m. The sequence being filmed will include simulated gunfire. 

The New Orleans Fire Department and New Orleans Police Department will be on site to ensure public safety and to help facilitate the work.

For questions about filming in New Orleans, please contact Film New Orleans at (504) 658-0923 or visit www.filmneworleans.org.

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