State extends film tax credits to keep ‘Chicago Fire’ and other productions in Illinois; Gov. J.B. Pritzker says it could also give a boost to South Works movie studio plan

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The Tribune has previously identified the target of the scheme as Alex Pissios, president of Cinespace Chicago Film Studios, the West Side location where shows including “Chicago Fire” and “Chicago P.D.” are filmed. The producer of those shows, Dick Wolf, joined Pritzker at Thursday’s event.