It's spring, and the canal walls are greening up
Diving from the Accademia Bridge

'The Tourist' comes to Campo San Stefano

Cheryl was approaching the Campo San Stefano today when she saw film equipment being unloaded from a barge:

Venice movie equipment barge
 Nearby, a sign warned of the dangers associated with a movie shoot:

Attenzione Set Cinematografico segna
Grip carts were lined up outside a building near the former San Vidal church:

Venice movie set grip carts
Two actors in tuxedos (or possibly maitre d's from the movie company's catering service) were preening next to the building entrance:

Movie actors from THE TOURIST in Venice Italy
Meanwhile, Maggie--our celebrity-sniffing service dog--was surveying the campo, looking for signs of The Tourist's stars, Johnny Depp and Angelina Jolie:

Maggie at THE TOURIST's film set in Venice 

Addendum: A local newspaper, La Nuova, has published a location map (based on a satellite photo) that may be useful if you'll be in Venice during the movie shoot and want to catch a glimpse of the goings-on.

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