VANCOUVER: A female stunt driver has died on the set of “Deadpool 2” in downtown Vancouver during the filming of a stunt on a motorcycle, Vancouver police said on Monday.
Local media reported that the stuntwoman appeared to lose control of the vehicle, which drove off the set and through the window of a building across the street.
A representative for movie studio 20th Century Fox, a unit of Twenty-First Century Fox Inc., did not immediately respond to Reuters for comment.
The sequel to the 2016 superhero movie “Deadpool” starring Ryan Reynolds is being filmed in Vancouver.
“Deadpool” star Ryan Reynolds said on Monday that actors and crew were “heartbroken, shocked and devastated” at the death of a driver in a motorcycle stunt in Vancouver that went wrong.
Local media said the woman appeared to lose control of the motorbike, which drove off the set and through the window of a building across the street.