The new crime thriller, Triple 9 comes to the Movie Junction screen this week. A crew of dirty cops is blackmailed by the Russian mob to execute a virtually impossible heist. The only way to pull it off is to manufacture a 999, police code for “officer down”. Their plan is turned upside down when the unsuspecting rookie they set up to die foils the attack, triggering a breakneck, action-packed finale filled with double-crosses, greed and revenge.
Kate Winslett, who stars as the Russian mafia gangster, Irina Vlaslov, broke her toe in an on-set accident while shooting Triple 9 – but was determined to wear her character’s red high-heeled boots anyway.
Speaking at a press conference in London, she said she had been filming a scene with co-star Chiwetel Ejiofor when the accident happened.
She explained: “As we wrapped there was an extra who stood up. There were very heavy chairs, and his chair fell backwards, and for some reason the highest point of the back of the chair landed right on the knuckle of my big toe.
“And it actually did break my toe. It’s still broken, it still clicks out. But my first thought was ‘Oh shit, it’s the red boot scene tomorrow! I’m never going to get the boots on!”… READ MORE