Man Stabbed on Set of Anne Hathaway Movie The Witches

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A crew member engaged on The Witches reboot, starring Anne Hathaway, was stabbed and injured on the movie’s set on Wednesday throughout a confrontation with a coworker.

The incident reportedly passed off within the afternoon at one of many levels at Warner Bros. Studios in Leavesden, Hertfordshire in England, a number of retailers reported. The injured man was taken to a hospital and his suspected attacker was arrested, police mentioned. Hathaway’s whereabouts on the time weren’t reported and it’s unclear if she or any of the opposite actors witnessed the stabbing.

A spokesperson for Warner Bros. confirmed to the Hertfordshire Mercury newspaper “knife-related incident” had taken place on website and that enquiries had been ongoing to determine the circumstances, saying, “I can verify that there was an remoted office incident on the Warner Bros. studio manufacturing facility and the police at the moment are dealing with the matter.”

A police spokesperson advised the newspaper, “One man sustained a neck harm and was taken to hospital by ambulance. A second man was arrested on suspicion of wounding with intent to do grievous bodily hurt and is at the moment in police custody. It’s believed the lads are recognized to one another. Enquiries are persevering with at the moment to determine the circumstances round what occurred.”

“I heard the argument, however could not make out what they had been saying. They had been shouting,” a supply advised The Solar. “As I left the studio and acquired not far away, studio safety went flying spherical with flashing lights. Once I requested my pal what was occurring, he mentioned after I left one acquired stabbed within the neck with a flip knife, like a piece one, from his instrument belt.”

It was reported in January that Hathaway will play the Grand Excessive Witch in Robert Zemeckis‘ remake of The Witches film, primarily based on the late Roald Dahl‘s 1983 youngsters’s guide. 

The Witches film was launched in 1990 and famously starred Anjelica Huston within the villain function.

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