Stuntman Killed in EXPENDABLES 2 Explosion
According to MTV.com, a stuntman was tragically killed on the Bulgarian set of Sylvester Stallone's action sequel THE EXPENDABLES 2. The accidental death involved a rubber boat and an explosive effect. Two stuntmen were working on the scene at the time of the accident. The second man suffered serious injuries but is listed in stable condition. The identities of the men involved has not been released at this time.
A representative from Nu Image/Millennium Films, the Production Company behind the film, 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."
EXPENDABLES 2 stars Stallone, Jason Statham, Bruce Willis, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Chuck Norris and Jean-Claude Van Damme. The original film, THE EXPENDABLES, came out in theaters in 2010 and was written and directed by Stallone. The sequel is set to be released in theaters next August. Simon West will be directing.