Baltimore locals threatened to shoot someone on site of Apple TV Plus show starring Natalie Portman unless paid $50,000

A report from Baltimore this weekend statements that output of a new Apple Television set+ demonstrate starring Natalie Portman and Moses Ingram had to be halted and moved immediately after locals threatened to shoot a person on the established unless of course it found yet another place. 

Apple’s Girl in the Lake sequence is an adaptation of a Laura Lippman novel about a white housewife turned investigative reporter in the 1960s who seems to be into an unsolved murder. 

According to the report, filming has been ongoing considering the fact that April and was set to continue on until October, on the other hand locals explained by the report as “drug dealers” look to have interrupted proceedings this weekend. 

Extortion

The Baltimore Banner (opens in new tab) studies that “drug sellers urging the cast and crew to obvious the set on the west facet of downtown threatened to shoot anyone” in accordance to a Baltimore Law enforcement Division spokesperson. 

Output leaders “determined to err on the side of caution and reschedule the shoot immediately after they identified a different spot” according to James Moses. The report says that the team “also attempted to extort $50,000 from the crew to stand down.” The website of the incident was reportedly the 200 block of Park Avenue in close proximity to Lexington Market. 

In a statement to Deadline (opens in new tab) Endeavor Content material verified the events stating “Friday afternoon, on the Baltimore established of our production Lady in the Lake, prior to the arrival of the forged and crew, per their connect with time, a driver on our production crew was confronted by two men, one of whom brandished a gun directed at our driver, and then they fled the location.”

Natalie Portman was declared as cast and also an govt producer on the Apple Tv+ present last yr, together with Lupita Nyong’o who has considering that dropped out.

Apple carries on to spend in its slate of unique articles on its streaming system, which is available on all of Apple’s greatest iPhones, iPads, Macs, and the ideal TVs for Apple Television set.  

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