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Five Film Facts Premium Rush

Capturing Subculture

Joseph Gordon-Levitt says starring in "Premium Rush" was "not just satisfying, [it was] big-smile-on-my-face fun.” It's no wonder since he and his fellow castmates essentially rode bikes through New York City the whole time during filming. Portraying a savvy New York bicycle messenger required a great amount of research into the subculture of biking. Gordon-Levitt, along with everyone else who worked on the film, spent significant time with real bike messengers.

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Five Film Facts: 'Premium Rush'

There's a bit of a death-wish wrapped up in the dangerous job of a bicycle messenger.