A representative for Gary Busey has played down reports the actor was fired from his new movie, insisting he left the project due to "contractual issues and misunderstandings."
The 66 year old has been working on Mansion of Blood, but recently exited despite filming half of his scenes.
TMZ.com reports several workers on the set were unhappy with Busey's behavior during the shoot and bosses decided to let him go from the project - but the star's rep has moved swiftly to clear up the rumors.
Busey's spokesperson tells the website, "The situation was plagued by contractual issues and misunderstandings from the outset. Gary considers this episode concluded and has no further comment on the matter."