"Gangster Squad" to Reshoot Scenes in L.A.'s Chinatown This Month

"Gangster Squad" to Reshoot Scenes in L.A.'s Chinatown This Month

As previously reported, important scenes from the upcoming Ryan GoslingSean Penn-starring film, Gangster Squad, will be re-filmed following the Colorado theater shootings that took place during a midnight premiere screening of The Dark Knight Rises last month. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the scene that took place in a movie theater involving the main characters turning machine guns on a terrified audience has been scrapped in favor of a new scene taking place in Los Angeles' Chinatown, and reshoots are scheduled to begin on August 20th in the neighborhood.

All of the principle cast - that is, Gosling, Josh BrolinAnthony Mackie, Robert Patrick,Troy Garity and Michael Pena - will return for the filming.

The new release date for Gangster Squad has been set for January 11, 2013.

[via The Hollywood Reporter]

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