Director of Brad Pitt Film Apologizes for Shooting War Scenes on U.K. Memorial Day

Filmmaker David Ayer, currently shooting Brad Pitt starrer Fury in the U.K., hit the headlines this week after filming war scenes featuring extras in Nazi uniforms on Remembrance Sunday, Britain’s equivalent of Veterans Day.

Ayer took to Twitter to express his “heartfelt apologies for any disrespect on Remembrance Day” after pre-dawn explosions and Nazi scenes were filmed in an Oxfordshire village for his film.

Ayer, himself a veteran, said “it was an honor” for him to be making a film in the U.K.
The director also posted a picture of a Veterans Day ceremony at Arlington Cemetery in the U.S. with his apology.

Read more.