Production of the Superman reboot “Man of Steel” has taken flight and landed in Chicago, which will be used as Metropolis. And thanks to some generous photographers, we have photos.
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Chicago also was used as Gotham City in “Batman Begins.” The only thing that I’m concerned about (that I probably shouldn’t be) is why would director Zack Snyder use a city that has been used in Christopher Nolan’s franchise when they both have made it clear that they want these two heroes to stay away from the same universe? I know that it’s easy to make a city look completely different from what it really is, but still, they should have used a city such as Pittsburgh as a fill in for Metropolis.
Regardless, this is really not a big issue – Chicago looks as beautiful as always so in the end, it’s probably a good choice by Snyder & Co.
“Man of Steel” flies into theaters on June 14, 2013.
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with shooting also likely to use some places in vancouver once they move production there. i am sure they can digitally edit footage to make metropolis look different enough.