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'Real Steel' Filming Caused Chaos in Michigan

September 22, 2010 (7:39 am) GMT
A camera helicopter used for the shooting hooked a power line, cutting off a power supply to Sheridan Township.
'Real Steel' Filming Caused Chaos in Michigan

's new movie "" briefly caused chaos in rural Michigan on Sunday night, September 21 when a camera helicopter hooked a power line. No one was injured but the incident closed a main road and cut off a power supply to Sheridan Township.

Local Sheriff Kelly J. Hanson tells the Huron Daily Tribune the helicopter, which was equipped with a front-mounted camera, experienced "directional control issues" after snagging the power line.

"Real Steel" will see Hugh Jackman starring as Charlie Kenton, an ex-fighter who becomes a promoter when human boxing is outlawed for being too violent. He then finds a discarded robot that always seems to win. During his struggle to become a successful promoter, he discovers that he has a 13-year-old son, and they bond as the robot brawls its way toward the top.

is cast as Kenton's son Max, joined by the likes of , and . Directed by Shawn Levy, this action sci-fi is slated to arrive in the U.S. on November 18, 2011.

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