Halloween

Disney+ Movie Filming Delayed in This Massachusetts Town

They said aligning up the actors with the production schedule just didn't work out so they had to put it on pause," Norwood's town manager said

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Just weeks before filming was about to get underway in Norwood, Massachusetts, for a Halloween-themed Disney movie, the production company notified the town that the shoot is being postponed.

The Town Common was in the process of being transformed into a production set for the film set to be released on Disney+. Town Manager Tony Mazzucco said the area was buzzing with excitement before the production team put things on hold.

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"They said it was mostly a casting issue," said Mazzucco. "They said aligning up the actors with the production schedule just didn't work out so they had to put it on pause."

Mazzucco said it took a lot of planning to accommodate the production, from shutting down roads to rescheduling concerts and a wedding.

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Business owners near the Common were also hoping for the extra foot traffic. Some said they were also excited to get a behind the scenes look of what it takes to make a movie.

"We're going to miss that fun," said one business owner. "And the second thing we're going to miss is a little bit of biz, bit it's not hurting much."

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