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March 7, 2008
Two film productions in Toronto - “Fringe” and “Max Payne” - will see road closures in effect during spring break
  
Two film productions being shot in Toronto, ‘Max Payne,’ and ‘Fringe,’ require road closures between March 8 and March 24.

“Fringe” is a television pilot. It is produced and written by J.J. Abrams, and features actors John Noble and Joshua Jackson. Production of “Fringe” requires a series of lane and road closures in the downtown core as follows:

  • University Ave., between Wellington St. and Front St., will be closed on March 8th from 6:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

  • York St., between Front St. and Bremner Blvd., will be closed on March 8th from 6:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

  • The off ramp from the eastbound Gardiner Expressway to Jarvis St. will be closed on March 8th and 9th.

  • The off ramp from the Gardiner Expressway to the Jarvis St./Sherbourne St. (Jarvis St. portion) will be closed on March 8th and 9th.

  • Lake Shore Blvd. E. will closed between Yonge St. and Cherry St. between 6:30 a.m. - 9 p.m. on March 8th and 9th.

  • The off ramp from the westbound Gardiner Expressway to the Yonge St./Bay St./York St. ramp will be closed intermittently on March 9th after 1:30 p.m. for approximately two hours.

  • Lake Shore Blvd. E. between Yonge St. and Cherry St., will be closed on March 16th from 6:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.


“Max Payne” is a motion picture directed by John Moore and starring Mark Wahlberg and Beau Bridges. Production of “Max Payne” requires a series of lane and road closures in the downtown core as follows:

  • Bay St., between Wellington St. and King St., will be closed on March 9th from 3 a.m. to 11 p.m.

  • Bay St., between Wellington St. and King St., will be closed on March 24th from 3 a.m. to 11 p.m.

  • Yonge St., between Wellington St. and King St., will be closed on March 15th from 2 p.m. to 11 p.m.

  • Yonge St., between Wellington St. and King St., will be closed from March 16th at 6 a.m. to March 17th at 6 a.m.

  • King St., between Yonge St. and Bay St., will be closed on March 16th from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.


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Media contact:
Steve Johnston, Sr. Communications Co-ordinator, 416-392-4391


 

 

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