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May. 1, 2012 at 5:55pm

"You Can't Win" Filming in Old City Hall

Evidenced by a large number clearly marked trucks (one say "Serving the motion picture industry coast to coast") and the Twitters the film "You Can't Win" is being shot in our beloved (and crumbling) Old City Hall. The support vehicles are numerous there on Commerce but also lined up along Broadway. Check it out:




According to Empire the film is based on an autobiographical book by the same name written by Jack Black about being in the hobo underworld in the very early 20th Century. Great to see this activity downtown especially in one of our amazing spaces! Though, the title seems a bit ominous when considering the current state of Old City Hall.

And while you're in the mood check out the results of this year's 72 Hour Film Competition viewing party 7pm, May 11th at the Rialto!

Previously
12/28/2011 - Short Film Shot Inside Doyle's
12/14/2011 - Dorky's Tapped for T-Mobile Commercial
11/8/2011 - Commercial Filming at Dorky's
11/21/2008 - On the Set at the Toyota Commercial Filming

comments [4]  |  posted under downtown, filming, motion picture, movie, old city hall, tacoma

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by L.S.Erhardt on 5/1/2012 @ 7:17pm
That's one hell of a grip truck.

by KevinFreitas on 5/1/2012 @ 8:33pm
More details courtesy the Tacoma News Tribune: blog.thenewstribune.com/getout/2012/05/0...

by KevinFreitas on 5/22/2012 @ 3:44pm
Looks like, according to Erik Bjornson on Facebook, nearly the same trucks are back:


(photo by Erik Bjornson)

by KevinFreitas on 5/22/2012 @ 4:22pm
According to a small section of our downtown Tacoma webcam it looks like the trucks arrived about 10am this morning.

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