The making of the next James Bond film is as dangerous as the scenes in the movie after a blast has injured a crew member on set.
The “controlled explosion” on Tuesday (04.06.19) damaged the outside of the 007 Stage at Pinewood Studios in the UK where the spy franchise is filmed, a tweet from the official James Bond account said.
No-one working inside the studio was hurt, but one crew member outside suffered “a minor injury”, it added.
The Health and Safety Executive said it was “aware of the incident”. A spokeswoman said it was “making initial inquiries”.
Last month, Bond star Daniel Craig, 51, was injured while filming in Jamaica. The actor underwent “minor ankle surgery”. The 25th Bond instalment will be Craig’s fifth outing as 007.
Last year, the release date of the new film was put back following Oscar-winning director Danny Boyle’s decision to exit the project. ‘True Detective’ director Cary Fukunaga has taken over directing duties.
It had been scheduled to arrive in UK cinemas on 25 October 2019 but is now due to be released in April 2020.