Peaky Blinders actor Paul Anderson is accused of ‘misconduct’ on set by a colleague
- The allegations raise questions about Paul’s character’s involvement in the finale
- The actor, 44, denies wrongdoing and is confident an investigation will exonerate him
- Paul has appeared in every episode of the show’s six seasons to date
Peaky Blinders actor Paul Anderson has been forced to deny claims of wrongdoing after a complaint from one of his colleagues.
The allegations come ahead of the series’ grand movie finale and raise questions about Paul’s character Arthur Shelby’s involvement in the project.
The complaint has reportedly been investigated by the show’s producers.
The actor, 44, strongly denies any wrongdoing and is confident that any investigation will exonerate him.
Reports: Peaky Blinders actor Paul Anderson has been forced to deny claims of wrongdoing after a complaint from one of his colleagues
A source told The sun: ‘Paul has had a problem off set after a claim was made – which he completely denies. It is of course carefully looked at.
“It’s still early days for the movie and shooting of scenes hasn’t started yet, so it would be possible to rewrite and adjust the script and storyline to account for his absence, should it ever come to that.”
Paul has been a mainstay on the series throughout its six seasons, appearing on screen alongside his brother Tommy (Cillian Murphy) in every episode.
Questions: The allegations come ahead of the series’ big movie finale and raise questions about Paul’s character Arthur Shelby’s involvement in the project
It was assumed that Paul would play a major role in the upcoming movie, which is currently slated for release next year.
According to The Sun, an insider at the production company, he said, “We don’t want to talk about any one person, but it’s too early to say who will star in the film at this stage.”
MailOnline has reached out to representatives for Paul Anderson and the Peaky Blinders production team for further comment.
In October last year, Cillian offered fans an update on the movie.
Investigation: The complaint has reportedly been investigated by the producers of the show. He strongly denies any wrongdoing and is confident that any investigation will exonerate him
Speaking to Today FM, the actor revealed that the script was “almost” done when the show’s hosts asked what the upcoming movie was up to.
He said, “I still haven’t read it (the script) but that’s the plan, the plan is to make a movie and continue the story, but in the movie world instead of television.”
“The television portion of the story is over. If there are any more stories to tell, I’m here. I just haven’t read it yet, but it looks like it’s close.’
was now “almost” done, and the movie expected to pick up where the show’s sixth and final season ended.
The film is expected to pick up where the sixth and final series left off.
Last month, the show’s creator Steven Knight suggested there might be another series after the film’s release.
Steven revealed he will hand over the reins to a new team, which will look to produce the Birmingham-based gangster series set in the 1950s.
He told the BBC: ‘I think we’ll look at it after the movie. It would be me to launch possible new stories in the 1950s, and then I would pass the baton of writing and creating to other people.
He added, “But if there is world hunger, then it will continue.”
On the big screen: Back in October last year, Cillian offered fans an update on the film