Chris Pine Pinched for DUI in New Zealand
Why, Chris Pine, we expected more from you!
The Star Trek actor was arrested for drunk driving in New Zealand this week. Pine was pulled over in the town of Methven shortly after leaving a location wrap party celebrating his new sci-fi thriller Z for Zachariah, law enforcement sources told The New Zealand Herald.
Z for Zachariah, set for release in 2015, is about a sixteen-year-old girl who survives a nuclear war in a small American town. The film also stars 12 Years a Slave lead Chiwetel Ejiofor and The Wolf of Wall Street’s breakout blonde (now brunette) Margot Robbie.
The wrap party was held at the Blue Pub Methven with approximately 70 cast, crew and local volunteers on hand to celebrate the occasion. The festivities ended around 3 am; Pine ran into cops a short time later.
Casey Crawford, who manages the Blue Pub, was quite chatty when quizzed about Chris’ night out. Crawford seemed surprisde that the Jack Ryan actor, 33, was driving himself around town. After all, there were designated drivers at the event.
“Chris Pine arrived here and had his girlfriend [Iris Bjork Johannesdottir] with him and he spent most of his time with her, she flew in that day someone told me.”
Pine is due in court on March 17.