A stunt person accidentally died while filming “#Deadpool 2” in Vancouver, BC this morning. The stunt person was diving a motorcycle when she accidentally crashed through a building window.
Actor Ryan Reynolds posted the following statement on Twitter:
Today, we tragically lost a member of our crew while filming Deadpool. We’re heartbroken, shocked, and devastated… but recognize nothing can come close to the grief and inexplicable pain her family and family must feel in this moment. My heart pours out to them — along with each and every person she touched in this world.
Our deepest condolences to her family, friends and loved ones. May she rest in peace.
#RIP: actor Haruo Nakajima has died at 88. He played the iconic kaiju monster #Godzilla in 14 different films between 1954 & 1973:
- Godzilla Raids Again
- Godzilla, King Of the Monsters
- King Kong vs. Godzilla
- Mothra vs. Godzilla
- Ghidorah, the Three-Headed Monster
- Invasion of Astro Monster
- Godzilla vs. the Sea Monster
- Son of Godzilla
- Destroy All Monsters
- All Monsters Attack
- Godzilla vs. Hedorah
- Godzilla vs. Gigan
- Godzilla vs. Megalon (stock footage)
He also played several background characters in multiple movies; Kiylu / Police Captain / Kemur Man II / Jirass / Gabora / Nerongo in #Ultraman; King Kong in #KingKongEscapes; Gaira in #WarOfTheGargantuas; Baragon in #DestroyAllMonsters & #FrankensteinConquersTheWorld; Matango in #Marango (#AttackOfTheMushroomPeople); Magma in #Gorath; head of Mothra larva in #Mothra; Moguera in #TheMysterians; Rodan in #Rodan; & much more.
Our condolences to his family, friends & fans worldwide. He will always be remembered.
Haruo Nakajima (1929-2017)
#RIP: actor Robert Hardy has died at 91. He played Cornelius Fudge in #HarryPotter & was in #BuckRogersInThe25thCentury, #GawainAndTheGreenKnight & much more. Our deepest condolences to his family, friends & fans. Rest in peace.
Robert Hardy (1925-2017)
#RIP: actor John Heard died yesterday at the age of 72. He played Cmdr. Barry Garner in #BattlestarGalactica & more, including playing Peter McCallister in “Home Alone”. Our condolences to his family, friends & fans. May he rest in peace. So say we all.
John Heard (1945-2017)
#RIP: we are sad to report that actor Martin Landau has died at 89. He played Cmdr. John Koenig in #Space1999, Rollin Hand / Miguel Cordova / Gen. Rio Dominguez in #MissionImpossible, Peter Van Garrett in #SleepyHollow & much more. He also won an Oscar for Best Supporting Actor for his work in the 1994 movie “Ed Wood”, as well as 2 other Oscar nominations for Best Supporting Actor in other films. He won numerous other awards, including a Golden Globe for “Mission Impossible”.
Our condolences to his family, friends and fans. May he rest in peace.
Martin Landau (1928-2017)
#RIP: condolences to the family, friends & fans of actor Nelsan Ellis (c. 1978 – 2017), who played Lafayette Reynolds in #TrueBlood & much more. He died today at the age of 39. May he rest in peace.
Nelsan Ellis (c. 1978 – 2017)
#RIP: actor Stephen Furst, who played Vir Cotto in #Babylon5 (& directed several episodes), has died at the age of 63. He also played Flounder in the comedy #AnimalHouse. Our condolences to his family, friends & fans. May he rest in peace.