After an intriguingly vague teaser trailer for Super 8 premiered in front of Iron Man 2, it signaled the first collaboration between Lost co-creator J.J. Abrams and Steven Spielberg. Not much was known, and a lot has been kept under wraps.
Now, Production Weekly is reporting that Super 8 is set to film in September in Weirton, West Virginia, under several assumed names. The production has supposedly sent filming notices to residents of the town using the fake name Darlings, with the details that the shoot will last 3 months and the plot "revolves around a 14-year-old boy and is set in a steel town in 1979."
Another report from WOWK details the production using the name Wickham, lists a PG-13 rating and a synopsis that appears to be "about a group of teenagers who spend summers together and share the struggles of growing older." The same title has also appeared in the Weirton Daily Times, describing the inciting incident of the film as being "a train crash [that] forces the town to come together."
As you can see in the film's trailer below, the plot of Super 8 also revolves around a train crash:
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