Some sad news from the set of Deadpool 2.
According to TMZ, a stunt woman died on the set while performing a motorcycle stunt.
Her identity is currently being withheld, but reports said her motorcycle went airborne during a scene and flew into the glass of a studio on the ground floor of Shaw Tower.
The Vancouver Police Department tweeted about the incident, while revealing that an investigation is underway.
A stunt driver has died on the set of Deadpool during a stunt on a motorcycle. VPD & @WorkSafeBC investigators are at the scene.
— Vancouver Police (@VancouverPD) August 14, 2017
Deadpool star Ryan Reynolds released a statement on the incident, via Twiter. “We’re heartbroken, shocked, and devastated… but recognize nothing can come close to the grief and inexplicable pain her family and loved ones must feel in this moment,” he wrote. “My heart pours out to them.”
— Ryan Reynolds (@VancityReynolds) August 14, 2017
Its unclear if the death will impact the shooting schedule for Deadpool 2, due out June 1, 2018.