Fast & Furious 9 Production Halted After Stuntman Accident
Fast & Furious 9 production has been paused after a stuntman sustained a “serious head injury.”
An air ambulance was called to the Leavesden studios in the United Kingdom after an accident left a stuntman with a head injury.
A Universal spokesperson said, “We had an injury on the set of Fast 9 today in Leavesden with one of our stuntmen. We have halted production for the day to focus on this situation.”
East of England Ambulance Service said, “An ambulance, three ambulance offer vehicles and Essex and Herts Air Ambulance were called to Leavesden Studios shortly before midday today (July 22), following reports of a man injured in a fall. One patient with a serious head injury was transported to the Royal London Hospital by air ambulance.”
The Leavesden studio, which Warner Bros. rents out to other studios and productions were home to some of the biggest films in the world, including Harry Potter, The Dark Knight, GoldenEye and Inception.
Fast 9 is scheduled for release on May 22, 2020, with the original cast members from most other Fast & Furious films; Michelle Rodrigeuz, Tyrese Gibson, John Cena and Vin Diesel.
It is believed the main cast wasn’t present during the accident.
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