Several Crew Members Injured On The Sets of ‘Gladiator’ Sequel in Morocco

Many staff members were hurt on the ‘Gladiator’ sequel set in Morocco on Wednesday while filming a stunt scene for the action blockbuster, according to Variety.

The movie’s production company, Paramount Pictures, released the following statement: “An accident occurred on the set of the “Gladiator” sequel during which several crew members sustained non-life-threatening injuries.”The safety and complete medical services teams on-site were able to respond promptly so that individuals who were affected received the required care right away, he continued.

They are all receiving treatment and are all in stable condition.
Six people in total received treatment, four of whom are still in the hospital, according to Variety. Every member of the impacted team, according to a person familiar with the project, received burn injury treatment.
Two additional crew members received local treatment and were then released. Near the conclusion of the shooting day, the accident happened. The actors and actresses were unharmed.

The Paramount spokesperson continued, “The well-being of the cast and crew is of the utmost importance to us, and we have strict health and safety procedures in place on all our productions. We will continue monitoring the situation and taking all necessary precautions as we resume production.”

The sequel to the 2000 movie stars Oscar nominee Paul Mescal, Pedro Pascal, Denzel Washington, and Connie Nielsen. The last movie’s director, Ridley Scott, is back in charge, and David Scarpa wrote the script.”Gladiator” was one of the greatest grossing movies the year it came out, and Russell Crowe won best actor and best picture for his roles in it. On November 22, 2024, the sequel is scheduled for cinema release.

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