A film crew member has reportedly been ‘stabbed in the throat with a flip knife’ on the set of The Witches, a remake of the Roald Dahl classic starring Anne Hathaway.
Police have said that a man has been arrested on suspicion of intent to cause grievous bodily harm after a second man was rushed to hospital with a neck injury at lunchtime yesterday.
Statements by the Police
“We were called at around 12.35 pm today to reports of an incident at Warner Bros studio production facility in Leavesden,”
“One man sustained a neck injury and was taken to hospital by ambulance. A second man was arrested on suspicion of wounding with intent to do grievous bodily harm”
According to an “insiders statement”,
“I heard the argument, but couldn’t make out what they were saying.”
Warner Bros. declined to give any comments on the matter subsequently they said it is a police case hence no comments are required from them.
A film crew member has reportedly been ‘stabbed in the throat with a flip knife’ on the set of The Witches, a remake of the Roald Dahl classic starring Anne Hathaway. has been cast as the Grand High Witch in Robert Zemeckis’ remake of the 1990 movie. Which was based on Roald Dahl’s 1983 children’s book? Chris Rock and Octavia Spencer also star in it. It’s not known if any of the stars witnessed the attack.
There are some other reports too. The Daily Mail reported it first and said that the studio was certainly “shut down” consequently after the alleged incident.
To clarify The MailOnline reports that after the alleged attack, several crew members rushed to the aid of the wounded man, Who is believed to have been stabbed with a Stanley knife and is in his 30s
About the series
The Witches follows a young boy who meets witches while staying with his grandmother. It looks like Spencer is set to play that grandmother. Moreover, Anne has been cast as the Grand High Witch. Zemeckis reportedly wants to take the film in a different direction than its 1990 predecessor. Zemeckis is famous for his work in Forest Grump and Back to the Future.
“The Witches” has been scheduled for Oct. 16, 2020, released by Warner Bros.
For more such updates and news check The Geek Herald