According to sources, Denzel Washington has been shooting the movie Safe House in Langa, an area of Cape Town, which is known for its gang violence. Recently, the director held shooting of an action scene in this area. This scene involved high-speed car chases and gun play, which created panic in the neighborhood.
The residents in the immediate vicinity of the sets were informed about the planned shooting of the action scene. But the sound of weapons in midnight raised serious concern about the people in the area. So producers Adam Merims and Genevieve Hofmyer have now issued apology to the residents of the area.
However, Safe House is a psychological thriller, which is about an ex-intelligence operative's battle with the debilitating effects of Alzheimer's disease. The movie features Patrick Stewart, Kimberly Williams-Paisley and Hector Elizondo in the leads. It is due in theatres in 2012.
The producers of the movie Safe House, which is being directed by Denzel Washington, have apologised to the locals in South Africa for creating panic in the midnight. The residents of Cape Town were shocked to hear the sudden broke out of gunfire sound at night during the shooting of the film.