Over 100 grams of cocaine were seized from caterers in the set of the new Denzel Washington movie.
According to Variety, police in Maiori, Italy seized more than 100 grams of cocaine from caterers for the upcoming Denzel Washington film The Equalizer 3.
The action movie crew’s hotel rooms were searched by Carabinieri police after the production’s head of catering passed away on Monday from a heart attack, according to the Italian newspaper Il Giornale. The man was searched after several packages of cocaine were discovered on him.
Following the raid, 120 grams of cocaine were found, and two more caterers were detained on suspicion of narcotics trafficking.
Meanwhile, a third member of the catering staff had his driver’s license suspended after it was discovered that he was in possession of a minor quantity of cocaine. It’s unknown whether the incident will have an effect on the film’s production.
Details about “The Equalizer 3”
Principal photography on The Equalizer 3, which marks director Antoine Fuqua and actor Denzel Washington‘s fifth collaboration, began last month on the Amalfi Coast.
Filming is anticipated to continue through the end of this month, moving to Rome in January 2023 after Naples and Naples in December.
Dakota Fanning, a newbie to the series and a co-star of Washington’s in the 2004 action movie Man on Fire directed by Tony Scott, will join him in the third installment.
The movie’s plot is still a secret, but Italian actress Gaia Scodellaro has been confirmed to appear. This will be Washington’s first significant screen appearance since Joel Coen’s The Tragedy of Macbeth, which won him an Academy Award nod for Best Actor earlier this year.
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