Josh Brolin and Jeffrey Wright arrested in Shreveport

Josh Brolin, Jeffrey Wright and several other crew members were arrested in Shreveport, La. during a break in filming on Oliver Stone’s “W” – which is a bio-flick on the early life of President George W. Bush.

Variety reports the actors and crew members were arrested early Saturday morning for interfering with police during a bar fight in Shreveport – where the film is shooting. Brolin is portraying Bush in the film and Wright is handling the role of Gen. Colin Powell.

According to reports, police were called to the Stray Cat Bar and were attempting to arrest “W” lighting technician Eric Felland for fighting. Brolin, Wright and four other crew members interfered in the arrest and were also booked.

Felland was officially charged with resisting arrest, public intoxication and entering and remaining. Brolin, Wright and the four others were arrested on an interfering charge, according to the Shreveport Times.
Brolin, Wright and the others were booked at the jail and had to post cash bonds to be released. Brolin and Wright posted $334 each and Felland had to post more than $700.

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