Filming stopped after the gunmen started driving – Deadline

updated: The Chicago Police Department issued a statement in response to the shooting, which led to the closure of the group FX‘s Justification: the primitive city.

The Chicago Police Department is committed to ensuring that members of the city’s vibrant film and television community are able to do their jobs safely. We are working in close coordination with the Chicago Film Bureau, the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events, and the Office of Emergency Management and Communications to ensure production crews have the resources to feel safe and secure while filming in the city’s neighborhoods.”

Previous: production on foreign currency Justification: the primitive city It was stopped in Chicago after two cars whose occupants were involved in a gunfight crashed through the parade barriers.

No one was injured during the Wednesday night break-in, although shell casings on the set were later found. The cast and crew hit the ground and took cover when the accident occurred near the city’s Douglas Park. star Timothy Olyphant, who reprises his role as U.S. Marshal Rylan Givens, was present. A mentor told Deadline that Oliphant had shielded a production assistant from being fired but could not verify this.

The group was closed on Thursday and is still dark today. Production is expected to resume on Monday.

The accident happened one day later A crew member was shot dead On the website of the New York City group of the NBC drama series Law and Order: Organized Crime.

Timothy Olyphant in FX’s 2015 ‘Justified’
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The series is limited to eight episodes Justification: the primitive city It is part of FX’s success for 2010-15 justification It is based on the crime novel Elmore Leonard Primitive City: Midday Noon in Detroit. Happening seven years after the end of justification He follows Givens after he leaves Kentucky for his new home in Miami. Viewers will find Givens balancing life as a bouncer and a part-time father to 14-year-old Willa, played before Oliphant’s real-life daughter Vivian.

previously announced cast It includes Aunjanue Ellis, Boyd Holbrook, Adelaide Clemens, Vondie Curtis Hall, Marin Ireland, Victor Williams and Norbert Leo Butz.

Oliphant is also an executive producer along with directors and writers Dave Andron and Michael Diner, as well as original creator Graham Yost, with Dinner directing. Justification: the primitive city Produced by Sony Pictures Television and FX Productions.

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