Toronto is pissing off American cities one at a time by stealing away movie productions. A couple of years back Toronto played 1930s Chicago for the eventual Oscar-winning movie musical, a move that probably irked a few people down in Chicago. It seems that the next city that’ll be gunning for us is Dallas.
The bankrollers of the movie based on a 1980s drama about a wealthy Texas clan have put Toronto on a shortlist of places they might shoot. I’m sure they cite a number of reasons, our tax breaks, cheaper pay scales, slightly weaker dollar. But we all know the real reason, who’d want to hang out in Dallas?!