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Press Pass: Hollywood shelling out cash for 'Turtles' shoot


This week on WBFO's Press Pass, Pat Feldballe speaks with Buffalo Niagara Film Commissioner Tim Clark about the economic impact of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2 filming in Buffalo, which got underway on Route 33 Monday evening.

Clark estimates an economic impact of more than $7 million to the city from the film shoot. The Kensington Expressway will be closed from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. for the next two weeks.

More than 200 people are in town for the filming and roughly 300 locals are involved in the production.

Pat is a member of the Buffalo Broadcast Hall of Fame. He hosts WBFO's Weekend Blues Show from 7-11 p.m. Saturday and 7 p.m. to midnight Sunday.