Mad Men did not get off to the most auspicious start during the first day of production for its final season. A crewmember says AMC drama was filming at the Los Angeles International airport when the shooting, which has already left two dead, took place in the neighboring terminal.
First reported by Franklin Avenue, series grip Dustin Woods documented the events on his Twitter account starting at 10:19 a.m..
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"We are filming at LAX. Gun fire. Locked down. Evacuating," wrote Woods. " Terminal 4. Forced back inside for safety."
Woods, who IMBD credits with having joined the series during its fifth season, went on to say that it was the series' first day back in production and, as of 2:30 p.m., said that
It was not immediately clear which regular cast members, if any, were filming. A rep for AMC declined to comment, and producer Lionsgate TV did not immediately confirm any details.
Actor James Franco, Bachelor host Chris Harrison and singer Joe Jonas were also among those at LAX this morning.
AMC recently announced that the final season of Mad Men would be split in two, in a similar fashion to Breaking Bad, airing seven episodes in spring 2014 and seven more in spring 2015.