Stuntman dies on the set of 'The Expendables 2'
According to Deadline, the accident took place at 7 p.m. local time on Thursday (Oct. 27) while the film's second Unit Stunt Team was filming a scene. Two stuntmen were working on a stunt that involved an explosion. One died and one is currently in the hospital in critical condition. Local police are investigating the incident.
Nu Image/Millennium Films released a statement, saying, "It is with great regret that we confirm this unfortunate accident. Our hearts go out to the families and those on the production affected by this tragedy. The filmmakers are working closely with the authorities in responding to and investigating this accident."
The names of the stuntmen involved in the accident have not been released. "The Expendables 2" stars Sylvester Stallone, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Bruce Willis, Jason Statham, Dolph Lundgren, Liam Hemsworth, Terry Crews, Jet Li, Chuck Norris and Jean-Claude Van Damme.