Production closes yet again on indie comedy
Production of troubled indie comedy “Nailed,” starring Jessica Biel and Jake Gyllenhaal, has been shut down for a fourth time due to financial problems.
Below-the-line crews refused to work Friday. After members of the Intl. Alliance of Theatrical & Stage Employees were not paid, IATSE leaders ordered them not to show up at the South Carolina set.
A person familiar with the situation said the production’s expected to resume Monday for the final two days of principal photography, including a key restaurant scene.
IATSE crews also stopped production twice in May after not being paid, then resumed after receiving paychecks. The Screen Actors Guild also ordered its members to stop working on May 9 after film financer Capitol Films failed to deposit enough required money in SAG accounts set up to pay the actors.
Capitol Films was not immediately available for comment.