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Trailer | Boss

Starz just premiered the trailer for their new Fall 2011 show “Boss” starring Kelsey Grammer as the Mayor of Chicago. Boss is being filmed here in Chicago @ Cinespace Studios on the West Side. The trailer doesn’t tell us much about the series or the story, but it does set-up Grammer as a tough as nails politician.

Here is Starz official synopsis of the show……

“Ruthless politician Mayor Tom Kane (Grammer) sits like a spider at the center of Chicago’s web of power. But underneath it all, Kane hides a crushing secret. His trusted advisors Kitty O’Neill (Roberston) and Ezra Stone (Donovan) know better than to ask questions. Kane’s wife Meredith (Nielsen) knows nothing. Only Emma (Hannah Ware), Kane’s estranged daughter, has a chance of uncovering the truth. This is going to be the toughest term yet for the Boss.”

Boss Premieres October 21st.

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News | Cinespace Studios Breaks Ground In Chicago

This past Tuesday Il. Gov. Pat Quinn, and Nick Mirkopoulos broke ground on a new 48 acre state of the art film studio on the city’s West Side.

In an article by the Chicago Sun-Times, it details the Studio and the State’s plan to build the studio in order to attract more big time productions to roll into town. In turn creating an estimated 8, 000 jobs for the film and television community.

The first production being the forth coming TV Series titled “Boss” starring Kelsey Grammer as the “Mayor of Chicago”.

On the heels of Fox’s cancellation of their under-performing series, The Chicago Code, this is a sigh of relief for everyone in the Film/TV community.

It’s an exciting time for filmmaking in Chicago.