‘Fast 8’ filming to close downtown Cleveland roads next week
CLEVELAND– The latest movie in the “The Fast and The Furious” franchise will be filming in downtown Cleveland next week.
The “Fast 8” shoot will close some road closures and cause changes to Greater Cleveland RTA service.
From May 18 to June 8, production crews will be around Public Square, including East Ninth Street, Chester Avenue, Euclid Avenue, Ontario Avenue, Prospect Avenue, Superior Avenue and Vincent Avenue.
The RTA said the following buses will be rerouted: NineTwelve Trolley, B-Line Trolley, 3, 11, 22, 26, 38, 39, 39F, 239, 45, 51-A-B-C, 53F, 55-A-B-C, 76, 79A-B, 81, 246, 263, 251.
“Fast 8” stars Vin Diesel, Dwayne Johnson, Charlize Theron and Ludacris. It’s expected to open next April.
According to the Greater Cleveland Film Commission, the movie is expected to create nearly 380 jobs in the Cleveland area.