Tom Cruise movie sparks gun panic

Published Saturday, 08 September 2012
Toggle font size

Production on Tom Cruise's latest movie sparked a panic among residents of an English village this week when the sound of gunfire rang out across the neighbourhood.

Tom Cruise movie sparks gun panic

Frightened residents in the village of Abbots Langley called police on Thursday night to report gun shots being fired, prompting officers from Hertfordshire Constabulary to launch an investigation.

They soon discovered the gun fire had been coming from the nearby Leavesden Studios, where Cruise has been filming his new movie All You Need is Kill with British actress Emily Blunt.

A representative for the studios then confirmed the shots were part of rehearsals for the movie.

A police spokesman tells local newspaper the Watford Observer: "At around 9pm (on Thursday), police received two reports of the sound of distant gunfire from members of the public in the Abbots Langley and north Watford areas. Officers contacted security at Leavesden Studios who confirmed that rehearsals involving the use of firearms had been taking place there during the evening."

Comments Comments
No comments. Be the first to comment.
Email address*:    
House Rules:  
Your Comment:  
[All comments are moderated and will not appear immediately. Your name, location and comment will be displayed on this page if your post passes moderation.]

Watch the best on UTV

UTV main logo
Dickinson's Real Deal
24 July - 3:00 pm

Dickinson's Real Deal

David Dickinson and his team of dealers are i...

The Speakmans
24 July - 2:00 pm

The Speakmans

Therapists Nik and Eva Speakman attempt to su...

The best film of the summer is finally here, a scintillating sequel which had me on the edge of my seat.
Twelfth of July
Sat 12 July 2014
The Open Championship
Sun 20 July 2014
Eleventh night bonfires
Fri 11 July 2014