"Gladiator 2" crew members injured in stunt accident
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"Gladiator 2" crew members injured in stunt accident

Many behind-the-scenes dangerous prep make these look good on film
Many behind-the-scenes dangerous prep make these look good on film

12 Jun – Several crew members were revealed to have been injured in a recent accident that occurred on set of the upcoming sequel to "Gladiator".

The news was confirmed by a spokesperson of Paramount Pictures, saying that the accident happened in Morocco during a planned stunt sequence. However, the rep assured that it was non-life threatening.

"The safety and full medical services teams on-site were able to act quickly so that those who were impacted immediately received necessary care. They are all in stable condition and continue to receive treatment," the rep added.

Paul Mescal to play Lucius in the sequel
Paul Mescal to play Lucius in the sequel

The six members of the crew were treated for burn injuries in hospital, with two of them treated locally and then discharged. No cast members were harmed.

"We will continue monitoring the situation and taking all necessary precautions as we resume production," Paramount added.

The new movie stars Paul Mescal as Lucius, the son of Lucilla (played by Connie Nielsen in the first movie). Nielsen is also returning in the movie that will also star Denzel Washington, Pedro Pascal and Joseph Quinn.

"Gladiator 2" is tentatively scheduled for 22 November 2024 release.

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