22 August 2012 10:30 AM, PDT | MTV Movies Blog | See recent MTV Movies Blog news »

Two weeks ago, Warner Bros. officially announced plans to delay the release of their upcoming drama "Gangster Squad" in order to reshoot a key action sequence in response to the shooting tragedy at the Aurora movie theater.

The original scene, which bared a striking resemblance to the real-life events, would be completely reconceived, and many of the principal actors would return for about a week of filming.

This includes Michael Peña, who spoke with us for our upcoming Fall Movie Preview. You can read what Peña had to say about the reshoots after the jump.

Peña, who had just started filming the new sequence for "Gangster Squad" this week, was due back on set a few hours after our call. He said that despite the previously reported five days of reshoots, Peña wasn't sure how long they would last.

Overall, Peña feels that the extra work is justified. "I think »


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