Manhattan Beach Studios Evacuated Due to Bomb Threat (Report)


Manhattan Beach Studios has been evacuated due to a bomb threat, according to local reports.

The MBS Media Campus, a sprawling facility formerly known as Raleigh Studios, is located at 1600 Rosecrans Avenue in Manhattan Beach.

The local police reportedly have set up a perimeter around the block to investigate, with a command post located at 33rd and Aviation. The department issued an advisory Tuesday asking citizens to "avoid the area."

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The Hollywood Reporter has reached out to authorities for additional comment.

James Cameron is planning to shoot his Avatar sequels there in the summer. Avatar 2 is expected to be released in December and Avatar 3 a year later.

MBS Media Campus also is the former headquarters of Marvel Studios and was the production location of Iron Man 2 and Thor.

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