FX Chief addresses shooting on the set of ‘Justified: City Primeval’ – TCA

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FX President John Landgraf was asked about the July 21 shooting incident on the Chicago set of the network’s upcoming limited series Justified: City Primeval, As Deadline first reported, the incident involved cars whose occupants engaged in firing through security barricades. This led to a temporary production halt and the implementation of additional security measures, including the addition of a trained hostage negotiator and his team, which includes former Navy SEALs and Army Rangers members.

“I think it was a very painful experience for the cast and crew to be anywhere near bullets like that,” Landgraf said during the FX executive session at TCA. “A lot was done to take a break and make sure everyone was okay, and we” [increased] Security.”

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He praised Disney’s “extraordinary safety system” and said, “We take that stuff really seriously, we’re glad no one was injured, and we’re glad we were able to get back to production safely.” Were.”

Earlier during the session Landgraf said that production is on Justified: City PrimvaI’ll wrap up at the end of this month. The series, a follow-up to FX’s long-running hit just, Stars Timothy Olyphant, who reprises his role as U.S. Marshal Ryan Givens, Ajonew Ellis and Boyd Holbrook.

Elmore Leonards. Inspired by limited series City Primeval: High Noon in Detroit, Diner is executive produced by Olyphant, showrunners and writers Dave Andron and Michael Diner, and original producer Graham Yost, with Diner directing. Justified: City Primeval Produced by Sony Pictures Television and FX Productions.

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