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Justin Theroux and Woody Harrelson on the set of The White House Plumbers after production shut down

Justin Theroux and Woody Harrelson continue filming The White House Plumbers after ‘unprofessional behavior’ halted production


Justin Theroux, Woody Harrelson, and Kiernan Shipka were pictured for the first time on the set of The White House Plumbers after production resumed following an investigation into ‘unprofessional behavior.’

Theroux, 50, who plays former G. Gordon Liddy, was spotted making his way through the set in upstate New York on Tuesday fully costumed and armed with a cup of coffee. 

Woody was also seen taking a breather from filming as he strolled amongst the crew with a thermos in hand.

Lights, camera, action: Justin Theroux, Woody Harrelson, and Kiernan Shipka were pictured for the first time on the set of The White House Plumbers in upstate New York on Tuesday after production resumed following an investigation into ‘unprofessional behavior’ 

Unlike Theroux, who was a little more buttoned up with his shirt tucked into his belted slacks and a tie polishing up the look, Woody was more dressed down.

The Hunger Games actor let his shirt hang out loose as he enjoyed a break from behind the cameras.

Filming appeared to be done at a cemetery, where Justin was pictured standing amongst tomb stones with other crew members.

Kiernan was also spotted filming a funeral scene as she sat in front of a coffin while dressed in black.

Taking a breather: The Hunger Games actor let his shirt hang out loose as he enjoyed a break from behind the cameras

Taking a breather: The Hunger Games actor let his shirt hang out loose as he enjoyed a break from behind the cameras

Though dressed fully in character, cameras did not appear to be rolling as actors sitting amongst her wore face masks.

Production on The White House Plumbers was halted in August due to alleged unprofessional behavior on set, according to Deadline.  

The network reportedly received reports of an incident of ‘unprofessional behavior’ on The White House Plumbers set and confirmed to Deadline in a statement that they were halting production to investigate. 

In character: Kiernan was also spotted filming a funeral scene as she sat in front of a coffin while dressed in black

In character: Kiernan was also spotted filming a funeral scene as she sat in front of a coffin while dressed in black

Setting the scene: Filming appeared to be done at a cemetery, where Justin was pictured standing amongst tomb stones with other crew members

Setting the scene: Filming appeared to be done at a cemetery, where Justin was pictured standing amongst tomb stones with other crew members

‘We take very seriously our responsibility to ensure a respectful work environment on all our productions, and we are investigating the matter fully,’ the network said. 

The brief statement included no further details but a source revealed that an ‘altercation’ happened on set between director/executive producer David Mandel and someone working in the prop department.

The incident lead to the prop department walking off the set of the movie in protest after the altercation, which was recorded on audio.  

The audio recording allegedly captured Mandel telling the crew member the F-word and threatening that he’ll never work again. 

Deadline reported that the crew resumed filming August 12 after an investigation was completed and HBO implemented new protocols.

The White House Plumbers stars Justin as G. Gordon Liddy alongside Cheers vet Woody as E. Howard Hunt during the infamous 1972 Watergate scandal.

The plot thickens: The White House Plumbers stars Justin as G. Gordon Liddy alongside Cheers vet Woody as E. Howard Hunt during the infamous 1972 Watergate scandal

The plot thickens: The White House Plumbers stars Justin as G. Gordon Liddy alongside Cheers vet Woody as E. Howard Hunt during the infamous 1972 Watergate scandal

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