There is sad news to report from the set of “The Expendables 2.” A stuntman died in an accident in Bulgaria where the production is currently filming.
According to Deadline, the accident took place at 7 p.m. local time on Thursday (Oct. 27) while the film’s second Unit Stunt Team was filming a scene. Two stuntmen were working on a stunt that involved an explosion. One died and one is currently in the hospital in critical condition. Local police are investigating the incident.
Nu Image/Millennium Films 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
The names of the stuntmen involved in the accident have not been released. “The Expendables 2” stars Sylvester Stallone, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Bruce Willis, Jason Statham, Dolph
Lundgren, Liam Hemsworth, Terry Crews, Jet Li, Chuck Norris and
Jean-Claude Van Damme.