"The Amazing Spider-Man 2" to shoot in Rochester, N.Y.

One of the world's most popular super-heroes will be slinging over to Rochester, N.Y.

It was officially announced Thursday that scenes from the upcoming sequel to "The Amazing Spider-Man" will be shot in the Flour City.

"[The filmmakers] saw the look they wanted and that is why they are coming here," Norah Brown from Rochester/Finger Lakes Film and Video office said at a press conference announcing the shoot.

Filming in Rochester is expected to last 10-15 days, with a focus on chase scenes during the shoot.

WROC's Caroline Tucker went downtown to find out what the locals are saying about the big-budget Hollywood production coming to their town, watch the video above to see their reactions.

"The Amazing Spider-Man 2" will open on May 14, 2014.

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