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    Brad Pitt's Fury Director Apologizes for Shooting Nazi Battle Scenes on Remembrance Sunday

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    Shooting of the upcoming movie Fury made some a bit furious over the weekend.

    It seems as if scenes for the World War II drama starring Brad Pitt were filmed in an Oxfordshire village on Remembrance Sunday with several extras in Nazi uniforms.

    The movie's director, David Ayer, subsequently took to Twitter to apologize.

    "My heartfelt apologies for any disrespect on Remembrance Day. I am a veteran myself. It is an honor to film here in the UK," he wrote on Monday, Nov. 11.

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    Ayer also posted a picture of a Veterans Day ceremony at Arlington Cemetery in the U.S. as well.

    According to the Daily Mirror, the Oxfordshire village parish council had asked that filming not take place on that particular weekend, but the request was ignored.

    "Whoever is responsible is insensitive," chairman Ian Hill is quoted as saying. "A letter has been sent to express our feelings of how inappropriate it was for Sherman tanks to be rolling across the countryside while explosions were being let off. Local people are angry."

    Producers at Sony also issued an apology, stating that they "deeply regret any misunderstandings caused."

    Fury, also starring Shia LaBeouf, Michael Peña, Scott Eastwood and Jon Bernthal, is slated to hit theaters next fall.

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