Why filming was delayed – NBC Boston
Just weeks before filming began in Norwood, Massachusetts, for a Halloween-themed Disney movie, the production company notified the city that filming was postponed.
The Town Common was being transformed into a production set for the filming of the film which will be released on Disney+. City manager Tony Mazzucco said the area was buzzing with excitement before the production team put things on hold.
“They said it was mostly a casting issue,” Mazzucco said. “They said aligning the cast with the production schedule just didn’t work out, so they had to put it on hold.”
Mazzucco said it took a lot of planning to accommodate the production, from closing roads to rescheduling concerts and a wedding.
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Business owners near the Common were also hoping for additional foot traffic. Some said they were also excited to get a behind-the-scenes look at what it takes to make a movie.
“We’re going to miss this fun,” said one business owner. “And the second thing we’re going to miss is a bit of biz, but it doesn’t hurt much.”