BOSTON, MA, (WDEF), The cast and crew of a movie featuring nearly half a dozen academy award winners survived the blasts that happened earlier today just as filming ended.
Among the cast was South Boston native Jay Giannone
, his family and friends attended the marathon and he says it came as a complete shock, "It was just pandemonium and craziness, screaming, tears, people running in every direction".
Giannone's credits include the Departed, Gone Baby Gone and Entourage and says the people of Boston will be stronger and more united than ever before, "We will not be shaken by this attack, we stand together, we thank News Channel 12 and the people of Tennessee who offer their prayers to us tonight".
He added, that when something like this happens in your home town, "It puts everything into perspective, my career, the film, everything, all I could think about was my kids and family".