UPDATE: Shia LaBeouf Released from Jail Following Arraignment
As BWW reported earlier, Shia LaBeouf was escorted out of Roundabout's production of Cabaret at Studio 54 during the show's intermission in handcuffs last evening.
The 28-year-old was reportedly smoking inside the theater and engaging in other disruptive behavior, police said. When he was asked to leave, he refused and then threatened the officers and people on the sidewalk outside. He was charged with two counts of disorderly conduct and one count of criminal trespassing.
Now, the New York Post reports that LaBeouf has been released today from the holding cell where he spent the night. The Post describes the actor as looking "frazzled and wearing shoes without laces" as he exited the Midtown Community Court following his arraignment around 10 a.m. The 'Transformers' star was photographed with his hands clasped behind his back, staring straight ahead and said nothing.
LaBeouf famously departed the production of Broadway's ORPHANS last season, with the producers announcing that he would not continue with the production. After additional details on the termination were revealed by LaBeouf on Twitter, he was then replaced by Ben Foster, who co-starred with Alec Baldwin and Tom Sturridge in the production, which concluded its Broadway run in May of 2013. Upon his departure, he shared several emails, explaining why he dropped out of the production, including personal emails with Alec Baldwin, Tom Sturridge and more, as well as his audition tape.
Earlier in 2014, LaBeouf joined and then quickly departed ROCK THE KASBAH, a comedy film being directed by Barry Levinson. In February, he noted that he was 'retiring from public life because of attacks against his artistic integrity.'
LaBeouf began his career in the Disney Channel series Even Stevens, for which he received a Daytime Emmy Award, and with his film debut in Holes (2003), based on the novel of the same name by Louis Sachar. In 2004, he made his directorial debut with the short film Let's Love Hate and later directed and shot the music video for "I Never Knew You" by rapper Cage.
In 2007, LaBeouf starred as the lead in the commercially successful films, Disturbia, Transformers and Surf's Up. His other films include Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (2008),Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (2009), Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps (2010), and Transformers: Dark of the Moon (2011), followed by Lars von Trier's "Nymphomaniac."
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