Michigan: The Hollywood of the Midwest

Obama and German President Angela Merkel check their watches.
Ron Batzdorff

On Set in Detroit
Crews work to film a scene from Betty Anne Waters, a legal drama starring Hilary Swank, on the steps of the Wayne County Courthouse in downtown Detroit. The historic building was chosen specifically by the filmmakers, because it resembles the architecture of Massachusetts, where the events depicted in the story take place.

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