Friday, August 5, 2016
Vintage Detroit cop cars are showing up in Boston: here's why
By Alysa Offman
on Fri, Aug 5, 2016 at 2:26 PM
Academy Award nominee Kathryn Bigelow
(see also: Point Break
, Zero Dark Thirty
, and The Hurt Locker
), will hit theaters next year, just in time for the riots' 50th anniversary.
And so, a pair of dark colored Ford Fairlane 500s was spotted in the Dorchester neighborhood of Boston by a guy named Nicholas B. Gordon, who then posted some pics of the vintage coups on Twitter.
In an article in the Boston Globe
, a couple residents shared stories about their homes being used during filming for the movie — one a three-story home and the other a rectory at a church.
A film about the 1967 Detroit riots is being filmed as we speak, at least partially in Boston. The untitled flick, written by Mark Boal and directed by