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Filming on the third instalment of the controversial horror series is delayed as director Tom Six and star Dieter Laser argue over the script

As those who've seen the first two instalments in Tom Six's horror series will know, there isn't much wriggle room in The Human Centipede. And so it seems to be proving behind the scenes, too, with an impasse between Six and actor Dieter Laser threatening to hold up filming on the third film in the franchise, which had been scheduled to start in June.

Laser had long been rumoured to return in the new film, reprising his role as the dastardly doctor who first has a crack at sewing together three kidnap victims mouth-to-anus, despite his character receiving a bullet to the head in the first film's final reel. The fate of his opposite number in the second film, however, was less ambiguous: Laurence Harvey's obese car-park attendant, »

- Catherine Shoard

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