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Mike Myers' improv biopic 'Del' may film in Cleveland this summer

Clevelanders, keep an eye out for comedy legend Mike Myers. He may shoot his new film, Del, in and around the city this summer.

The film applied for Ohio’s Motion Picture Tax Credit in mid-March. The production will spend 58 days in the state, according to the application, including 28 days of on-location work, hiring 602 local filmmakers.

Del tells the true story of Second City improv guru and teacher Del Close. Close mentored many modern comedy stars, including Myers, along with Gilda Radner, Tina Fey, Bill Murray, Stephen Colbert, Chris Farley and many more. Close appeared in a number of films in minor roles, including American Graffiti, Ferris Bueller’s Day Offand The Untouchables. He also appeared in Light of Day, which shot in Cleveland in 1986.

“Mike Myers is a comedy genius and the perfect actor to inhabit this complicated, funny, poignant character,” Producer Paul Hanson said in a statement. Myers is best known for the films Austin Powers: International Man of Mysteryand Shrek.…