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Bay attacked, Hanks launches Tokyo Film Fest

Thursday, October 17, 2013 - 00:58

Oct 17 - The day's top showbiz news and headlines including Michael Bay attacked while on set, Tom Hanks helps to launch the Tokyo Film Festival, and Helen Mirren walks the red carpet in Hong Kong. Bob Mezan reports.

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Michael Bay was attacked during filming for his latest movie, "Transformers: Age of Extinction" in Hong Kong. The director and producer was approached by a man while on set, who attempted to assault Bay with an air conditioner unit. Bay narrowly missed being hit by the man, who was later arrested. After the incident, Bay and his crew continued working. Tom Hanks helped to launch the 26 annual Tokyo Film Festival on Thursday (October 17). The actor opened the fest with his latest film "Captain Phillips." The festival features films from around the world and will run through October 25. Finally, Helen Mirren hit the red carpet in Hong Kong joining London mayor Boris Johnson. The duo were at an event honoring U.K.-Chinese relations. Mirren - who won an Oscar for her portrayal of Queen Elizabeth II in "The Queen" - joked about her actual royal standing.

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Bay attacked, Hanks launches Tokyo Film Fest

Thursday, October 17, 2013 - 00:58