OUR Netflix action movie production old guard 2Filming on the film, starring Charlize Theron, Kiki Lane and Henry Golding, was temporarily suspended after a fire broke out at the historic Italian studio Cinecittà in Rome, where the film is being shot.
The fire, which started on a film set depicting Renaissance Florence that was being dismantled, was quickly contained by three fire crews, with no incident or major damage.
“The fire has been extinguished. There are no casualties, no poisoning or serious property damage,” a spokesman for Cinecittà Studios said in a statement to AFP.
While the source of the fire has not been identified, one possible cause could be the heat wave that is hitting Italy right now.
Film production coordinator old guard 2 a media statement said “two days of filming” was lost in the incident.
Cinecittà Studios, founded in 1937, has hosted important productions such as Ben Hur and Federico Fellini sweet life. Cinecitta, which means “Cinema City” in Italian, has been the setting for nearly 3,000 films.
In 2007, a fire broke out in one of Cinecitta’s warehouses, damaging props and sets for a big-budget HBO-BBC show. Rome.