EDMONTON DAILY PHOTO

Edmonton is one of the largest northern urban centers in the world. Located in Canada, Edmonton is the capital city of Alberta. The city has a strong history as a trade center, and it served as the last major stop for the Klondikers during the Gold Rush. This is why we Edmontonions call our city "The Gateway to the North"


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Friday, July 25, 2008

Batman, The Dark Night. Opening Scene Loction.


The opening parkade scenes of the new Batman film were shot in Edmonton. This is the parkade of my office tower and it's also the place where batman jumps 4 storeys onto an escaping car.
Anyone who knows me knows I hate heights. To get this I had to lean over a 12 storey opening and thusly after the shot I was sick and dizzy for a good hour.
Enjoy!

9 comments:

Fredrik said...

I didn't know Edmonton in fact was Gotham City. Really cool picture! I'll have a look at this building in the movie for sure.

Mark said...

There were onlt a handful of scenes shot here... Most of the shots were done in Chicago, and a few cityscapes taken of NYC.

Theopening and some internal Jail scenes were done here though.

Blognote said...

What a great perspective, Mark! Well done.

babooshka said...

What a fantastic shot. Great info, can't wait to see the film now. Thanks for suffering for your art.

Virginia said...

Hate it that this made you sick but we all really needed to see this. I probably, no make that WON"T , go see the movie, but this is a great photo and I enjoyed hearing about the movie being shot in your city.

Anonymous said...

where did you hear it was filmed in Edmonton?

IMDB doesn't list edmonton as one of the filming locations...
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0468569/locations

Mark said...

I assure scenes were shot in Edmonton.. I had to live throught the week of Ledger sightings and screeming girls.

It was only a few scenes

Anonymous said...

I was wondering the same thing since I checked IMDb too. IMDb invites submissions to correct any omissions. Even if it was only a few scenes, it's still worth submitting if you know the details.

Sandi said...

Where is the parkade?????

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