The rigger was engaged on the Marvel collection at Radford Studios when the incident occurred
A crew member engaged on Marvel’s Surprise Man tv collection has died in an on-set accident.
The unnamed rigger fell off the rafters whereas at Radford Studio Heart, positioned in Studio Metropolis in Los Angeles, California, on Tuesday morning, Rolling Stone has confirmed. The collection was not filming on the time of the incident, however manufacturing on the collection was instantly halted.
“Our ideas and deepest condolences are together with his household and buddies, and our assist is behind the investigation into the circumstances of this accident,” a Marvel spokesperson mentioned in an announcement.
Deadline was first to report the information.
Yahya Abdul-Mateen II stars as Simon Williams, the titular character. Ben Kingsley additionally stars as Trevor Slattery, reprising his position from Iron Man 3. Filmmaker Destin Daniel Cretin — director of Marvel’s 2021 movie Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings — created the present, growing it alongside head author Andrew Visitor (Brooklyn 9-9, Group), as a part of a deal Cretin has with Marvel Studios and Onyx Collective.
The collection, which doesn’t at present have a launch date, is slated for a Disney+ debut. Marvel Comics’ Surprise Man comedian e-book collection traces Williams, the son of a rich industrialist, as his firm goes out of enterprise whereas competing with Stark Industries. Williams turns to villain Baron Zemo, who provides him superpowers, together with superhuman energy. He begins off as an adversary of the Avengers, however finally, as Surprise Man, he turns into part of their crew and is a founding member of the spin-off crew, The West Coast Avengers. It’s unclear if the tv collection will comply with the identical storyline.