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Russo Bros Wanted to Shoot 'Infinity War' in Cleveland

A Half-Dozen Gracious Celebrities in My Town - and I Haven’t Seen a Soul

Here’s how the typical Midwest movie conversation goes these days. I arrive at my 9 to 5 and casually mention catching a far off glimpse of the Draft Day film crew at work, no more than a mile from my home.
“Oh, yea,” my co-worker – let’s call her Julie because … well, that’s her name – says, “We saw Kevin Costner at the Indians game. Seems like a really nice guy.”
Or, after posting how I haven’t bumped into any Captain America 2stars on the old Facebook, my neighbor sends me a shot of Samuel L. Jackson hamming for her friend’s cell phone camera at a popular restaurant downtown. “She says he was a helluva nice guy,” is Allison’s report.
Are you kidding me? Kevin Costner, Samuel L. Jackson, Chris Evans, Jennifer Garner, Scarlett Johansson, Ivan Reitman, Denis Leary, Sebastian Stan, Anthony Mackie, Cleveland’s own Russo Brothers – and who knows who else – all boppin’ about Northeast Ohio and nary a one has popped into view.
I even read somewhere that Dan Akroyd was stopping over in Clevela…