Portman's Vendetta to keep London bomb storyline

Producers of Natalie Portman's forthcoming film V For Vendetta have refused to edit out scenes of bombings on the London Underground train network, despite the recent terrorist attacks in the British capital.

Producers of Natalie Portman's forthcoming film V For Vendetta have refused to edit out scenes of bombings on the London Underground train network, despite the recent terrorist attacks in the British capital.

Fifty-five people were killed and over 700 injured when a double-decker bus and three trains were targetted by suicide bombers on July 7. Last week, one person was injured during four failed terror attacks on different underground railway lines and a bus in east London.

In V For Vendetta, a futuristic London is the target of a terrorist attacks and sees the tube lines destroyed by bombings.

Executive producer Joel Silver says: "It's a great time for this movie. It's a controversial film and it's a controversial time. It's going to make people think."

Fellow producer David Lloyd adds: "In terms of what happened in London it's important to try and understand what leads people to terrorism. There should be lots of movies made about terrorists."

Director James McTiegue explains: "Terrorism is one of those themes that never really goes away."

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