LYNN (CBS) – It’s St. Patrick’s Day in Central Square in Lynn.
The neighborhood has been transformed into South Boston in the late 1970s for the Whitey Bulger movie “Black Mass” starring Johnny Depp.READ MORE: Buzzy Cohen On Guest Hosting 'Jeopardy!' Tournament Of Champions: 'I Had To Think About The Game In A Totally Different Way'
Film crews will be shooting a St. Patrick’s Day parade scene Monday complete with floats, bands and bagpipes.
Some people were called in as early as 5 a.m. to be extras.
“I think it’s wonderful,” one extra told WBZ NewsRadio 1030. “It gives people the opportunity to be working and earn extra money.”
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WBZ NewsRadio 1030’s Carl Stevens reports