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"World War Z" Raided By SWAT in Budapest

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Brad Pitt's 'World War Z' raided by SWAT team in Budapest, 85 fully-functional weapons seized


BY Kathleen Perricone

Monday, October 10th 2011, 5:01 PM

Brad Pitt's zombie flick "World War Z" got quite a scare.

A SWAT team raided a Budapest warehouse full of weapons being used in the movie and seized 85 fully functional automatic, military-style assault rifles, Hungary's Anti-Terrorism Unit confirmed to Us Weekly.

The concern over the weapons is because is that accompanying paperwork claims they don't work, yet they do.

"The movie company's employees must have made a mistake bringing the guns in without the Anti-Terrorism Unit's permission," a source tells the magazine.

But the mix-up has Pitt, whose company Plan B is producing "World War Z," fuming.

"The film is already over budget and over schedule," adds the source. "Brad is furious."

The movie has had its up and downs since it began filming two months ago in Glasgow, Scotland.

On Aug. 29, Pitt saved a female extra from getting trampled during the filming of a battle scene.

"Lots of people hurt themselves and Brad came to the rescue of a woman who slipped," an insider told the Scottish Sun. "I don't think she could believe it when Brad picked her up."

Many others, who were all dressed as zombies, suffered "bumps and scrapes" and that taping had to be halted to have a "safety talk," reported the paper.

Pitt's movie is based on the Max Brooks' 2006 novel "World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie War."

In it, he plays a UN worker for the Post-war Commission who collects stories from those who survived a zombie attack.

"World War Z" will hit theaters in 2012.

Read more: http://www.nydailynews.com/entertainmen ... z1aV460ylH
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