IGN reveals that several crew members on Ridley Scott’s Gladiator 2 were injured on the job during a dangerous action scene on the set of the film, which is currently underway in Morocco. And she was Variety She is the first to reveal the news.
“While filming a dangerous scene planned on the set of Gladiator sequel, an accident occurred in which several crew members sustained non-life-threatening injuries,” a Paramount Pictures spokesperson said in a statement to IGN. “Full safety and medical services teams on site were able to work.” “So quickly so that those affected can receive the necessary care immediately. All are in stable condition and continue to receive treatment.”
The statement continued, “The health of the cast and crew is of the utmost importance to us, and we have strict health and safety measures in place in all of our work. We will continue to monitor the situation and take all necessary precautions as we resume production.”
According to Variety’s initial report, six people have received treatment and four remain in the hospital. All affected crew members were treated for burn injuries, and none of the cast was injured.
Filming for the highly anticipated sequel began earlier this month, which will be released on November 22, 2024. Scott returns to the directing chair with a screenplay written by David Scarpa, and the film features an all-star cast with the likes of Pedro Pascal, Paul Mescal, Denzel Washington, and May El Qalamawy. Moon Knight, Stranger Things’ Joseph Quinn, and returning star Connie Nelson.
The original 2000 film was a hit with both critics and audiences, earning 12 Academy Award nominations and winning Best Picture.