Manhattan Beach Studios Evacuated Due to Bomb Threat (Report)
James Cameron plans to shoot his "Avatar" sequels there in the summer.
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."
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.