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Is there a restaurant in town NOT hosting 'The Dark Fields'?

The Happy Rooster and Butcher & Singer are getting in on the Bradley Cooper-Robert De Niro movie.

Is there a restaurant in town NOT hosting 'The Dark Fields'?

Still more restaurants have been booked to host scenes of The Dark Fields, the Bradley Cooper-Robert De Niro thriller that is to arrive here soon after a week's shooting in New York.

The Happy Rooster, the elegant tap at 16th and Sansom, is reserved for April 19 and 20, and Butcher & Singer, the steak house at 15th and Walnut, is up for a day in late April.

They'll join a roster including Union Trust and Del Frisco's steak houses, and Marathon Grill at 19th and Market. One rumor also has cast and crew visiting the Center City office of Cozen O'Connor in the Philadelphia Stock Exchange building. Partner Justin Wineburgh - head of Cozen's entertainment-law practice - said he had no comment. says the movie has been given a release date of March 18, 2011.

Michael Klein
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