01-23-09: Law Abiding Citizen Cast Brings the Funny to Philly City Hall

Gerard, Jamie Foxx and F. Gary Gray had some fun at Philadelphia City Hall today as Mayor Michael Nutter presented the cast and crew of Law Abiding Citizen with a Liberty Bell.  Jamie did an impersonation of the Mayor to the delight of City workers, while Gerard complained about always being paired with Oscar winners…

Gerard Butler stepped to the mike and jokingly complained that he was tired of getting second billing in films starring Academy Award winners (like Foxx), and hoisted the bell, proclaiming: “this is my Oscar.”

Gerard Butler at Philadelphia City Hall
Check out the video of the news conference at 6ABC Action News Philadelphia…

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Hugh over at Philly Chit Chat was there and sent us this photo.   Check out his blog for more set pics from yesterday and he will hopefully have others from the news conference up later tonight.  Thanks again Hugh!

1-22-09: Law Abiding Citizen Pics from Philly Chit Chat

philly-chit-chat-1Many thanks to Hugh Dillon over at Philly Chit Chat for some more pics from the set.  Watch his blog and our gallery for more pics as they become available.  Many thanks Hugh for your generosity!  Please ask permission from Hughe before reposting the pics elsewhere.

Please keep in mind that we bring you these pics and other news from Philly as a courtesy to our visitors who want a glimpse into the making of the film, but we in no way encourage road trips to the sets.  We are sure everyone wants what we want…. for the project to be a success, on time and on budget with as little disruption as possible!  😀