Avengers 2 filming in SA delayed

Road closures in the Johannesburg CBD will come to effect on Tuesday after the filming company of the sequel to the superhero movie “The Avengers” postponed filming, metro police said.

February 10, 2014
Avengers wallpaper

Road closures in the Johannesburg CBD will come to effect on Tuesday after the filming company of the sequel to the superhero movie “The Avengers” postponed filming, metro police said.

“The filming company informed us they have cancelled filming on Monday,” spokesman Chief Superintendent Wayne Minnaar said.

Albetina Sisulu street (previously Market) would no longer be blocked off between Harrison and Rissik streets from 7am until 7pm as said earlier.

Minnaar said filming in the street would begin on Tuesday at 6pm until Wednesday morning.

Other streets affected from February 14 to 23 would be President street between Rissik and Eloff streets and Joubert street between Harrison and Rissik streets, he said.

Parts of Commissioner, Sauer, and Albetina Sisulu streets would also be closed.

Motorist were urged to use Jeppe, Bree, Pritchard, Marshall, and Anderson streets as alternatives.

Minnaar said Kingsley Sithole road and Basil Zuma street in Orlando East would be closed to traffic on Thursday.

“The public is requested to exercise patience and use alternative roads in the meantime.”

The sequel, titled “Avengers: Age of Ultron”, will feature well-known actors Robert Downey Jr, Scarlett Johansson, Chris Evans, and Chris Hemsworth as popular superheroes.

More tech news

The truth about SA’s “new” electrical plug standard

Wireless interconnected cars by 2017

Most powerful space telescope prepares for launch

SA’s small mobile operators smiling

Tags: Active, Avengers

Free Email Newsletter:
Subscribe

Shutterstock is the image partner of MyBroadband – technology images can be found here

Join the conversation

Connect with MyBB

twitterfacebookandroidappleblackberrynewsletterfeed

Poll

Have you bought anything online in the last month?

View Results

Loading ... Loading ...

More News

Why Internet Solutions wants Mweb Business

Mweb Didata

Internet Solutions, which is part of Dimension Data, has announced its plans to acquire the business assets of Mweb Connect, writes Craig Wilson

2014 MyBroadband conference excitement builds

MyBroadband conference

The 2014 MyBroadband conference promises to be the greatest broadband event in South Africa

Google faces EU charges

A Google logo is seen at the garage where the company was founded on Google's 15th anniversary in Menlo Park, California

US Internet giant Google will face formal charges if it fails to improve its proposals to the European Union to resolve anti-trust complaints over its search engine

Vodacom breaks 200Mbps with 4G

4G

Actual 4G technology has been demonstrated in South Africa

Free MyBroadband Newsletter:
Subscribe
X
bool(true)