April 05, 2016 - 4:38 PM
KAMLOOPS - Expect downtown Kamloops to be busy in the coming weeks as Hollywood producers and crews set up shop for the feature film Power Rangers.
From Wednesday, April 13, to Friday, April 22, crews will be closing various downtown streets intermittently as they shoot separate scenes. Not all streets will be closed at the same time as crews move throughout the downtown core.
Once shots are completed, traffic will return to normal.
During the shots, pedestrians and drivers can expect parking and sidewalk closures. In some instances, pedestrians might be temporarily blocked from the street while the shoot is ongoing. During drone filming, pedestrians will not be allowed to cross into the set for liability purposes.
Filming will take place on the following streets: Lansdowne, Battle, Seymour, St. Paul and Victoria. Third to Eight Avenues will also be affected by temporary closures.
The downtown business association previously said the production company would be handing out gift certificates to pedestrians but has since clarified that will not be happening.
— This story was updated at 3:05 p.m., April 7, 2016, with a correction from the Kamloops Central Business Improvement Association.
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