"Gladiator 2" crash injures multiple crew members

“Gladiator 2” crash injures multiple crew members

An accident on June 7 on the set of Ridley Scott Gladiator The sequel left several crew members injured, a Paramount spokesperson confirmed on Friday. The study termed the injuries not life-threatening, and no details of the crash related to the stunt were available.

“Comprehensive on-site medical services and safety teams were able to act quickly so those affected would receive needed treatment immediately,” a Paramount spokesman said. “They are all in stable condition and continue to receive treatment. The welfare of the cast and crew is of the utmost importance to us and we have strict health and safety procedures in place in all of our productions.

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Variety was the first to report the incident, which occurred during filming in Morocco. Six people received treatment, four remained in hospital.

“We will continue to monitor the situation and take all necessary precautions as we resume production,” the statement continued.

THE Gladiator The sequel follows Scott’s 2000 epic, which won Russell Crowe a Best Actor Oscar for his portrayal of Maximus Decimus Meridius, a general who is sold into slavery and becomes a gladiator.

The new installment will star Paul Mescal, who is expected to play Lucius, the son of Connie Nielsen’s character Lucilla. Nielsen returns, with cast members including Denzel Washington Pedro Pascal and Joseph Quinn.

Paramount dated the project to November 22, 2024.