Roads Closing in Downtown Baton Rouge Next Week for Film Shoot Starring Nicolas Cage
If you're planning to be in Baton Rouge next week, you may want to be aware that some of the roads will be closed downtown for intermittent periods. But the reason for the closures is kind of cool.
Several blocks of Downtown Baton Rouge will be closing next week for a movie shoot. Filming starts on Tuesday, August 6 and will end Saturday, August 10.
Several scenes will include actors and stuntmen holding prop firearms and acting out a shootout. Now that's cool!
On August 10, the crew will have audible gunfire and minimal, explosive-type noise.
The movie is a police thriller entitled "10 Double Zero" and it stars Nicolas Cage.
The filming schedule is as follows:
August 6, 2019 – 10 am to 10 pm there will be intermittent closures on 3rd Street from Convention Street to Florida Street. Pedestrian traffic will be limited at intervals throughout the day. There will be a full closure on 3rd from Convention to Florida from 7 pm to 11 pm.
August 7, 2019 – 8 am to 8 pm there will be intermittent closures on Florida eastbound from Lafayette Street to 4th Street also on 3rd Street from Florida to Convention Street. After 6 pm there will be a full closure for 30 minutes on 3rd Street.
August 8, 2019 – 9 am to 9 pm North Boulevard westbound will be closed from 3rd Street to 4th Street. The alternate route will be 5th Street and Convention Street.
August 9, 2019 – 9 am to 9 pm Lafayette Street from North Boulevard to Convention Street will be closed. There will intermittent closures at 4th Street and North Boulevard, St. Louis at North Boulevard, Florida at Lafayette Street and 3rd Street at Convention Street.
August 10, 2019 – 9 am to 9 pm North Boulevard will be closed from Lafayette Street to 4th Street. The alternative route is Florida Street.