'Fast & Furious 9' Halts Production with Stuntman Seriously Injured

Posted by: Sandra Guzman
23 July 2019 10:07:40 am

An accident on the set of the upcoming Fast & Furious 9 movie left one stuntman seriously injured, which caused production on the film to halt for a day.

A report from Hollywood Reporter says that the stuntman was seriously injured on set at Warner Bros. Studios in Hertfordshire, England. Universal confirmed the incident and that production of the movie has been halted for the day "to focus on this situation.

The crew member was found to have suffered a serious head injury and his condition is not yet known.

A personnel of East of England Ambulance service told the Hollywood Reporter that “An ambulance, three ambulance officer vehicles and Essex and Herts Air Ambulance were called to Leavesden Studios shortly before mid day today, 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.”

'Fast and Furious 9' is the latest installment in the series of action films and is due to be released in May 22,2020, stars Vin Diesel, Michelle Rodriguez, Chris "Ludacris" Bridges, Tyrese Gibson, Nathalie Emmanuel, Charlize Theron, and John Cena. Justin Lin returns as the director of the latest film, having last directed Fast & Furious 6.

Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson is not currently slated to appear in Fast & Furious 9, but will star in the upcoming spinoff, Hobbs & Shaw.