A man was arrested at the Cannes film festival arena on Friday because of a catapult shot air pistol in the middle of a live broadcast TV on the waterfront, making actor Christoph Waltz and Daniel Auteuil took shelter.
French TV station Canal + middle interviewed Oscar-winning actor from Austria, Waltz, and French actor Auteuil with background beach in front of the crowd, when a man threw two shots into the air.
Limiting bodyguards jumped into the audience and encouraged to get down on the ground. The police arrived and asked everyone to run as suspects carrying grenades, "said a witness, Arthur Laiguesse, told Reuters.
Police later arrested a man at the scene who bring toy grenades and knives. "He seems really crazy," said a police officer.
After the man was taken away, the telecast producers said the broadcasts will be forwarded. "Broadcasters must keep going."
Waltz, who won two Oscars for best supporting role in the film Django Unchained and Inglourious Basterds and Auteuil, both as a judge in the Cannes film festival, returns to the setting of the show.
The shooting was the second incident on the third day film festival that will take place during the 12 days. The world's biggest film festival attended by thousands of actors, directors, film executives, journalists and fans.
Police sources said the Chopard's jewelry worth 1.4 million U.S. dollars to beautify the actress was stolen from the suites at Novotel Hotel on Thursday night.
But according to Chopard, the jewelery value is overrated and is not to wear jewelry the actress. He declined to give further details.