Hollywood actor Ryan Gosling filmed a bank robbery scene for his new movie in front of real customers.

The Gangster Squad star plays a motorcycle stuntman-turned-bank robber in The Place Beyond The Pines, and in one scene his character is seen staging a heist.

Gosling has now revealed the movie crew filmed the shootout in a real bank and filled the place with real customers and staff members instead of using actors.

He says, "I'm there with a gun and I look down and people are just smiling. They were just enjoying the show and I think I spotted someone filming me on their camera phone as I robbed the place."