Chicago Fact: Grant Park has seen two events of great importance for American culture - the 1968 Democratic Convention protests and the 2008 election night acceptance speech of Barack Obama.
(April 20, 2005) - In an unexpected visit Thursday, Vince Vaughn and the team from Honor Code Productions stopped by the Chicago Trolley Company office to see first hand how a major Trolley and Double Decker company operate.
Vince Vaughn was doing research for his upcoming role as Gary Grobowski, a fast-talking tour guide for Three Brothers Bus Tours, a Double Decker bus Company in Chicago, in his new movie, The Break-up, due out spring of 2006. The Break-up is an anti-romantic comedy starring Vince Vaughn and Jennifer Aniston who play a mismatched couple who end up calling it quits but still live together in their shared condo until they are able to sell it.
The Chicago Double Decker Company will provide multiple Double Decker buses for the production of the movie for use by the extras.
For more information on the The Break-up, please visit www.thebreakupmovie.net.
The Chicago Trolley Company began operating in 1994 and has since grown to become the largest Trolley and Double Decker fleet in the Midwest. The Chicago Trolley Company operates Chicago’s premier Hop On Hop Off city sightseeing tours, and offers professional transportation for private groups interested in Specialty Tours or special events such as weddings or corporate outings. For more information on the Chicago Trolley Company, please visit www.chicagotrolley.com or call (773) 648-5000.