Mark Wahlberg: ‘NYPD’ involves Cardiff for filming


Newport Road closed for filming

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The street, pictured on Monday morning, has had American-style site visitors lights put in place for the filming

A street has been closed for a second day of movie-making in Cardiff as Hollywood star Mark Wahlberg’s newest movie involves city.

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Capturing a stunt for Infinite began on Sunday, with a two-day road closure in place alongside a brief stretch of one of many important metropolis centre strategy roads.

New York Police Division-branded vehicles and American-style site visitors lights have quickly taken over Newport Highway.

Diversions meant morning commuters confronted some delays to journeys.

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The filming is going down outdoors the Mercure Holland Home Lodge and throughout the lodge itself, which has remained open for company.

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Infinite, directed by Antoine Fuqua, is a couple of man who discovers his hallucinations are visions from previous lives.

It is because of be launched subsequent yr.

Some individuals had been delighted to assume they could spot one of many US’s most recognisable actors – together with Bethan Worth, who tweeted: “This morning’s stroll to work has been enlivened by the filming of @markwahlberg’s new movie Infinite.

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“Sadly no glimpse of the person himself.”

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The movie starring Mark Wahlberg, seen right here in a scene from 2018 film Mile 22, is due out in 2020

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The closure might solely be affecting about 300 yards of street but it surely has concerned bus and site visitors diversions, resulting in delays within the space.

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Some commuters weren’t impressed with the disruption, regardless of the glitz of Hollywood coming to city.

Shaun M Leach tweeted: “Good job, however dude your film is obstructing my bus path to work.”

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The street will stay closed from Metropolis Highway to Fitzalan Place and West Grove till 06:00 GMT on Tuesday.

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