A movie prop sign is added to the former Fifth Third building in downtown Hamilton in preparation for filming of the movie “The Old Man and the Gun,” which begins Thursday. MIKE RUTLEDGE/STAFF

Downtown Hamilton transforms for Robert Redford, Casey Affleck movie

“The Old Man and the Gun,” a movie being produced by and starring Robert Redford will film scenes in Hamilton on Thursday and Friday.

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Today, a portion of S. 3rd Street was blocked as crews began to create sets for the film.

In addition to Redford, the movie will also star Sissy Spacek, Danny Glover and Casey Affleck.

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