Weekend in Glasgow - Part 2 - World War Z

Our visit to Glasgow happened to coincide with the filming of Brad Pitt's zombie flick World War Z.  Strangely, Glasgow was chosen as a doppelganger for Philadelphia.  We took a walk around George Square to check out the set.
Looks like World War Z features a lot of carnage.
Walking around the film set was particularly surreal since we used to live in Philadelphia.  US street signs and Philadelphia landmarks were dotted around the square.
The Glasgow City Council building really does look a bit like City Hall in Philadelphia.  I wonder if they'll digitally add the pointing William Penn statue that sits atop Philadelphia's landmark.
We even found a faux map of Center City Philadelphia.  Unfortunately, the map was not at all accurate not to mention that 'Centre City' was spelled the UK way and 'Independence Centre' (Independence Mall?) is located in Old City not near Rittenhouse Square.  The devil is in the details.
I took a ton of pictures with Glasgow transformed into Philly.  Some of the street signs in place were actually only a couple blocks from where we used to live in Center City.  The experience definitely brought back memories.  Too bad we didn't have any Brad Pitt sightings while we were in town.

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