Monday, October 10, 2011
SWAT Team Raids Brad Pitt's World War Z Set
On Monday, a SWAT team raided a Budapest
warehouse holding weapons being used in
Pitt's upcoming zombie movie World War Z.
"The film is already over budget and over
schedule," a source tells Us Weekly. "Brad is
Police seized 85 fully-functional weapons,
most of which were automatic, military-
style assault rifles. "We can confirm that
weapons were confiscated at an airport,"
Hajdu Janos and Zsolt Bodnar, the director
and deputy director of Hungary's Anti-
Terrorism Unit, tell Us.
The problem, a source says, is that the guns
came with paperwork claiming they were
non-functional -- but they're actually in
"This morning a private plane brought
guns wrapped in a parcel from a company
to an individual [in Budapest]," Janos and
Bodnar add. "Guns like these are highly
illegal to transport even if they were to
used as stage guns, which hopefully they
According to a source, Pitt, 47, isn't to
blame for the prop problem. "The movie
company's employees must have made a
mistake bringing the guns in without the
Anti-Terrorism Unit's permission."
Janos adds: "We are interrogating
witnesses now, getting closer to solving
the firearms story."
Pitt's company, Plan B Entertainment, is
producing World War Z. It is scheduled for a
December 2012 release.
Posted by Eddy Ogbunambala at 9:43 PM