Cruises Valkyrie” hit by PS6m lawsuit from injured extras

August 26th, 2008 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI  

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London, Aug 26 (ANI): Tom Cruises film Valkyrie” has suffered another setback - extras on the film are allegedly threatening to sue movie bosses over on-set injuries.

The film, which has been pushed back twice, has now been hit by a legal row, with 11 actors claiming they were thrown from a moving vehicle while filming a scene for the World War II movie, reports the Telegraph.

Cruise was taking a day off from filming at the time of the accident and was not on set when the extras were hurt.

The extras received minor injuries in the incident, with one being hospitalised due to serious injuries.

The actors are now seeking 6 million pounds compensation from production company United Studios and Cruise, and threaten to sue if they refuse to pay out.
The film, which is due out in December (08), tells the true story of a plot to assassinate Adolf Hitler during World War II, and also stars Kenneth Branagh, Terence Stamp, and comedian Eddie Izzard. (ANI)

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