The 79-year old ‘Italian Job’ actor Sir had been shooting a crime caper ‘Now You See Me’ and was left stranded in the dark in an attic in New Orleans as reported in skynews dated 17th of May 2012.
The veteran Oscar-winner actor was, naturally, quite annoyed and upset.
He had been shooting for a movie on location in Louisiana with, and and had retired to his dressing room which was in the attic of an old disused theater.
Once there, he went in for a 40-winks break and missed out the director’s call to pack up.
The movie team had locked up and left and when Michael Caine woke up, he found himself in pitch darkness - there was no electricity in the attic.
To make matters worse, his mobile phone was not with him and he could not contact anyone.
He had to spend a miserable night and a carpenter, who had come for work, rescued him next morning.