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UPDATE: Tin Star Filming in High River Today

An update to the below PSA: production crews will be in High River for an extra day and there will now be additional parking restrictions and a road closure on Thursday, October 27 from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Macleod Trail S.W. from 4 Avenue S.W. to 5 Avenue S.W.

Please be reminded that tonight’s scenes from approx. 8pm – 12(midnight) will involve simulated gunfire and residents/businesses in the area have been informed personally by the production crew.

Tin Star to film Ep. 8 in High River Oct. 24-27

HIGH RIVER, AB: Filming of the upcoming TV drama ‘Tin Star’ will resume in High River on Monday, October 24 and crews will be in town until Wednesday, October 26.

Production crews will be parking in lots located at 128/130 4 Avenue S.W. and 135 Macleod Trail S.W.

The majority of filming will take place in the evening hours and inside of 111 3 Avenue S.W. with some additional scenes being filmed in the alleyway behind the Foothills School Division Building and CIBC on Tuesday, October 25.

During one of these evening scenes on October 25, crews will also be lighting an automobile on fire on 3 Avenue S.W. All safety protocols will be in place and the local fire department has been informed. If time and schedule does not permit this scene to be filmed on Tuesday, it will be moved into the Wednesday schedule. There will be additional pyrotechnics during filming on the evening of Wednesday, October 26 in front of the ‘Randy’s Bar’ set on 3 Avenue S.W.

The above filming will require a road closure on Tuesday, October 25 from 8 p.m. to 12 a.m. OR Wednesday, October 25 from 8 p.m. to 12 a.m. on 3 Avenue S.W. from 1 Street S.W. to Macleod Trail S.W.

There will also be an alleyway closure which may require intermittent traffic control on Tuesday, October 25 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on 4 and 5 Avenues S.W., between 1 Street S.W. and Macleod Trail S.W. Crews will ensure access to parking for businesses affected in the area.

There will now be additional parking restrictions and a road closure on Thursday, October 27 from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Macleod Trail S.W. from 4 Avenue S.W. to 5 Avenue S.W.

 

Tin Star’ is produced by Kudos Film and Television and was created by acclaimed British director and screenwriter Rowan Joffe. The show is described as ‘an epic tale of deception, betrayal, murder and revenge set against the backdrop of remote and beautiful Canadian mountain town.’ The series will star Tim Roth; who is known for his roles in ‘The Hateful Eight,’ ‘Pulp Fiction’ and ‘Reservoir Dogs’ and Christina Hendricks; known for her roles in ‘Mad Men’ and ‘Drive.’

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