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Method Acting, The Next Level

Police responded to reports of shots fired in the Holiday Office Park building in Cincinnati, Ohio. The building was evacuated and officers traced the origin of the shots to the second floor — where a movie audition was being held. “One of the actors trying for a part, using method acting, brought a blank gun unbeknownst to anybody on the production set,” said Police Capt. Maurice Robinson. “He fired off a number of blank rounds and for the remainder of the building, it sounded like real gunfire.” The man was charged with inducing panic. No injuries were reported. “He just got overly enthusiastic about trying to get the part,” Robinson said. (MS/WXIX Cincinnati) ...Next up for him: a part in the “Jailhouse Rock” sequel.
Original Publication Date: 19 June 2016
This story is in True’s book collections, in Volume 22.

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