Anne Hathaway’s ‘The Witches’ Unaffected by Alleged Assault on Set
A man arrested on suspicion of wounding another on the set of Anne Hathaway movie “The Witches” has been given bail, and sources say production on the Roald Dahl adaptation has been unaffected.The incident on Wednesday at Warner Bros.’ studio in Leavesden, outside London, was originally reported as a stabbing, but appears less serious than first thought, with the alleged victim suffering “a small laceration to his neck” during a confrontation with someone known to him, police said.Sources close to the film told Variety that production did not cease because of the incident and the movie’s schedule remains unchanged.
“The Witches,” which also stars Chris Rock and Octavia Spencer, has been scheduled by Warner Bros.
for an Oct.
16, 2020, release.The studio issued a statement Wednesday acknowledging the incident but giving little further information, on the grounds that it was a police matter.
A spokesman declined any further comment Thursday.
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