NBC New York reports that “Authorities are looking to question “Blade Runner” actress Sean Young in connection with the theft of two laptops stocked with footage from a film being shot in Queens, which Young was fired from four months ago.
“Law enforcement sources said Young and her son stole two Apple Mac Pros with about $12,000 worth of video production software on them, but Young later disputed that she knowingly stole the equipment.”
Read the full article and watch the televised report that includes CCTV video showing Young supposedly in the act of the theft by clicking here.
People magazine’s website sums up the issue with its headline: “Sean Young Claims She Didn’t Mean to Take Laptops from Film That Fired Her — as Producers Say No Way.”
People’s reporter Adam Carlson notes that “The address where the the burglary was reported matches the address of the production office for Charlie Boy…Star and co-writer Greg Kritikos and executive producer Dominick Martini said that Young had initially been set to direct the movie, in her directorial debut, but was terminated within weeks due to workplace issues. Essentially, she was out of her depth, according to Kritikos.”
Sean Young came to moviegoers attention with her work in Blade Runner (1982).
Updated August 16, 2018 with the following from Yahoo:
‘Blade Runner’ actress Sean Young returns ‘stolen’ laptops
“Sean Young is ready to put the burglary saga behind her.
“The actress, best known for her roles in Blade Runner, Wall Street, and No Way Out, has returned the two laptops she was accused of stealing from a movie production company that had reportedly fired her. Young was working with director Timothy Hines and producer Dominick Martini on a project. A rep for Young told Yahoo Entertainment, “Timothy Hines has picked up his computers; Sean still doesn’t have hers back yet, but the misunderstanding has been taken care of.”
For the full update from Yahoo reporter Suzy Byrne, click here.