Judging from the traffic on Salem Street, it wasn’t just your average commute. A fleet of trucks, tents set up outside the library, a long white tube snaking into the building, and a yellow and black sign outside the high school that stated “Catering/Extras Holding” revealed that something out of the ordinary was going on.
Police officials kept foot traffic moving along the Salem Street sidewalk. No standing onlookers allowed.
To folks who have been paying attention, it’s no secret that a few scenes from the movie “Ted 2” are being shot in Malden. There’s been a few open casting calls in the Boston media, most notably one for folks with homemade superhero costumes.
[Producer/director Seth McFarlane is in town to film scenes from the movie “Ted 2,” starring Mark Wahlberg, Amanda Seyfried, and the voice of Seth McFarlane, in the historic section of the Malden Public Library. Filming will be continue through Tuesday, July 29.]