Actor George Clooney, center, plans a shot during filming of 'Ides of March' in Cincinnati. Clooney is directing the film and starring as a Democratic governor running in the presidential primaries.
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The Cincinnati Enquirer reports that, over 3½ weeks, as many as 20 sites were filmed, including Xavier University and Fountain Square in Cincinnati and Miami University in Oxford, where students were extras in a scene depicting a presidential primary debate.
Clooney acts in and directs the film about a presidential campaign. It's his first movie to have filming in the area where he grew up.
The Oscar-winning actor was born in Lexington, Ky., and grew up in Cincinnati area communities.