“Blade Runner” star Sean Young was booted off a low-budget movie she was directing after a squabble with staff – then exacted revenge by breaking into their Queens office and stealing their pricey production computers, a producer claimed Friday.
Production on the flick called “Charley Boy” had to be halted following the alleged heist at the film’s rented studio on 36th Avenue in Astoria, producer Timothy Hines told The Post.
“They broke and entered the place, Sean and her son, Quinn,” Hines claimed, saying Young had been trying to pick up some of her belongings from the office. “When she took her curtain and her table, she also stole two production computers, our editing computers, worth thousands of dollars and with information on our production.”
Young, 58, who played Harrison Ford’s replicant love interest in 1982’s “Blade Runner,” and a man in his 30s were caught on surveillance video allegedly stealing the Apple laptops – worth $12,000 – around, law enforcement sources said.
“You can see her stealing the computer equipment and going and coming and going as if it was 1945 and there aren’t cameras everywhere on 4K,” Hines added, referring to high-resolution cameras. He said the pair put the pilfered goods in the back of a black van before driving off.
Hines said he was hired by Young to be the showrunner of “Charley Boy” – but was tapped to replace her by an executive producer just a week into his gig.
“It became really quite obvious when I came out here that there wasn’t an infrastructure as she expressed to me. She said, ‘I walked in the trenches but I didn’t build the trenches’ so I was brought out to build the infrastructure,” he explained.
“I think that she was in over her head and I realized … I was making choices that were actually going to allow this movie to get made, which it did.”
Young tried to fire Hines – before the executive producer stepped in and canned her instead.
That’s when the situation took a turn, Hines said.
Young returned to the Astoria office, which sits above Beans and Lager sports bar, several times to get some of her stuff back, raising red flags with staffers. They changed the locks and told her she wasn’t allowed in the building without them there.
“We were concerned because we all got the feeling that she didn’t want to come in here just to pick up her stuff and that’s why she kept leaving things here,” Hines said.
He surmised that Young and the man he believes to be her son climbed through a bathroom window to weasel their way into the office.
The NYPD is now looking to question Young in connection with the daytime burglary.
“There is a warrant out for her arrest right now and she is going to be arrested,” Hines said. “And she is going to jail for this because basically this is the stupidest thing she has ever done in her life.”
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