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McGraw pulls out of movie

Saturday, April 16, 2011 – Tim McGraw pulled out of the Denzel Washington film, "Safe House" due to scheduling conflicts.

"I had to back out," McGraw told Chicago's US99 radio station, according to The Boot. "We had all signed up to do the movie and we all had our schedules, and then my tour was going to start ... And then, as movies do, it kept being moved back and back. And the movie's being filmed in South Africa. It ended up, we would have had to move 28 shows. The numbers for what they would pay me to do this movie, and the numbers for what I would make and what it would cost to do 28 shows were nowhere in the same ballpark. So, I had to back out of the movie; times are tough, man."

The movie was about a C.I.A. agent played by Ryan Reynolds, charged with transporting a crook (Washington) with a bunch of assassins in pursuit. McGraw was going to play a spy.

McGraw, was in "The Blind Side" most recently. He will be in "Dirty Girl," due out in August with Milla Jovovich, Williams H. Macy and Dwight Yoakam.

McGraw started his Emotional Traffic tour earlier this month with Luke Bryan and The Band Perry.

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