A feature film starring Richard Gere took over part of Cambridge on Wednesday.
movie, longing for The shooting took place at the corner of Water Street, across the Main Street Bridge and into Queens Square in the Galt area.
Fans waited for four hours to catch a glimpse of the star as it rained throughout the day.
Richard Gere stands on the pavement in Cambridge. (Carlos Simos/Facebook)
Some fans took to social media to share their excitement pretty Woman The star was in their city.
According to the Internet Movie Database (IMDb), the film explores the story of a wealthy bachelor in the 60s who discovers that his Canadian ex-girlfriend gave birth to a son he never knew existed 20 years ago and that the child is dead.
“As he explores the life of his dead son and gets to know him through those closest to him, Daniel is forced to evaluate the life choices that led him to this turning point,” the database says.
The setup for the one-day shoot had started yesterday.
“Intermittent traffic closures will occur for 3-5 minutes at a time and will be conducted by Waterloo Regional Police Services at the request of the film crew. Intermittent traffic closures will be in place during peak hours,” said an illustrated notice from the City of Cambridge.
Richard Gere at Cambridge 26 Oct. (Carlos Simos/Facebook)
Crews will park in Churchill Park, tech trucks will park on Melville Street South, and parking in and around Queens Square will be affected, the city said.
Additionally, Dalton Court Parquet will be closed for filming.
“The Invest team is grateful for the tremendous support the film industry receives from our local businesses, community members and visitors,” the news release said.
According to the Directors Guild of Canada, longing for It is a tier B feature film directed by Savi Gabison.
The actor was photographed smiling while at EVO Kitchen and Bar, Cambridge.
The film started shooting on September 24 and will wrap up on October 31.