Thursday, 19 May 2016 08:20

Brad Pitt Arrives In Gran Canaria, Traffic Stops

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Filming of Alied with Brad Pitt is mostly in Las Palmas' Triana district Filming of Alied with Brad Pitt is mostly in Las Palmas' Triana district

Hollywood stars Brad Pitt and Marion Cotillard arrive in Gran Canaria today and filming of Allied, directed by Robert Zemeckis, starts on Friday night.

Expect traffic disruption in Las Palmas this weekend as several streets in and around Triana and Vegueta will be cut off between Thursday 19 and Sunday 22.

Alameda de Colón and Perojo street, and the Plaza de Manuel Becerra, feature in the film and work is underway to remove anything that looks modern. Expect traffic disruption on these streets from today until Sunday.

Núñez de la Peña y Tomás de Iriarte will be closed to traffic between 08.00 and 19.00 on Thursday 19. 

On Friday 20, Perojo, Cebrián, Murga, Canalejas and the Plaza de la Concordia, in the Canalejas area, will be closed at different times. General Bravo, Malteses, Doctor Domingo Déniz and adjacent streets will also be shut off at different times on Friday.

On Saturday 21, Manuel Becerra, La Naval and Belén María, and the Carretera del Centro (GC-110) will be closed at intervals. 

Finally, the stretch of the Avenida Martítima close the plaza de Belén María closes to traffic on Sunday night.

Follow the Las Palmas Town Hall's Twitter feed (@Ayuntamientolpa) or the Policía Local (@PoliciaLPA), for up-to-date info on the road closures.

Details about where Brad Pitt is staying, whether Angeline Jolie plans to join him, and even how long he plans to spend in Las Palmas are a closely guarded secret. We do know that the entire film crew moves to Fuerteventura next week.

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