'Wolf' is okay, Just Don't Cry 'Zombie.'
I received the following intriguing story yesterday. See what you make
Movie Studios, Miami, Fl.
While setting up his gear in the back lot of the stages, an anonymous
set photographer on assignment to take publicity stills for an upcoming
film being shot at the studio, noticed what he thought to be an actor
rehearsing in the parking lot.
and shuffling" along, the photographer snapped a few shots as the
"actor" approached.The photographer continued to shoot as
the actor moved closer when suddenly and without warning,
dog just comes roaring around the corner, snapping and growling. I thought
the whole thing was a stunt, some kind of reality TV, because there
were no cameras in evidence. I figured someone was pranking me!"
The dog attacked the actor, clamping down on his arm, a struggle ensued,
and they both disappeared into the bushes.
was going to follow but was stopped by producer, Emily Sherman.
"She came out of the side door and asked what I was doing, saying
that everyone was waiting for me. I told her I thought they were shooting
some kind of zombie picture in the lot."
called to investigate.
After reviewing the digital stills, the movie company immediately called
the Miami Police Department to the scene.
Sherman told MPD "We're shooting a romantic comedy, there isn't
a zombie in the entire movie!"
of victim unknown
Although the actor could not be identified, Sherman stated
"He looks a lot like a guy, Bobby Martini, an actor who was in
the islands shooting on the sequel to Pirates, but we haven't seen him
Martini cannot be reached for comment.
this be Missing Actor Bobby Martini?
coordinator Artie Malesci is very disturbed by the incident. "That
was a very expensive, well-trained stunt canine, used to playing rough.
He was completely disappeared without a trace. Those kind of animals do
not run away."