Ben Affleck's blue-collar heist flick "The Town" is crossing state lines to
Connecticut on Monday, Nov. 16 to film a casino scene at Mohegan Sun Casino in
For the flick based on Chuck Hogan's "Prince of Thieves," casting scouts are on the
hunt for background extras - adult men and women older than 21 - who have their
own transportation and are available to work all day on Monday beginning 6 a.m.
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Meanwhile, crews are filming scenes in South Boston on Thursday, Nov. 12 and are
slotted to stay in Southie for the next three days.
Early this week, crews returned to Melrose to shoot at a former MASSBank branch
located at 476 Main St. and W. Foster Street.
Affleck, playing Boston's most wanted bank robber, is both directing and starring in
the film following a love triangle involving a crook, a bankteller and a FBI agent.
"The Town" also stars Jon Hamm, seen in the behind-the-scenes video in Harvard
Square below with Affleck and Titus Welliver, who becomes smitten with a female
bank employee, played by "Frost/Nixon" and "Vicky Cristina Barcelona" actress
Blake Lively, known as Serena van der Woodsen from "Gossip Girl," is playing
Affleck's troubled ex-girlfriend Krista. Jeremy Renner, winning over critics with his
role in "The Hurt Locker," stars as Lively's brother and Affleck's partner in crime.
Ben Affleck's 'The Town' film hitting Mohegan Sun
by Roland Hansen
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