CONFIRMED: Wall Street Extra Died On Set Of THE DARK KNIGHT RISES!
Warner Bros. and the Screen Actor's Guild have finally admitted a death on the set on the set of Christopher Nolan's The Dark Knight Rises. More details after the jump...
New York Post have reported on a death on the set of Christopher Nolan's The Dark Knight Rises. Here are some excerpts from NYP's report...
Sources say the unidentified male extra died from a heart attack during rehearsals. He’d wandered off during a break, and was discovered unconscious nearby
“He was taken immediately to the hospital,” said a source. “It was during a period when the film was shooting a huge sequence with several hundred extras in the Wall Street area. But the male extra had been rehearsing in another location away from the set. While on a break, he’d walked away and died of natural causes.”
“The studio can confirm that a male extra passed away while on a break during an off-set crowd rehearsal for a sequence with several hundred extras . . . in early November. Production fully cooperated with the authorities’ investigation, which established that he died of natural causes,” a Warners rep said.
Warner Bros. Pictures’ and Legendary Pictures’ “The Dark Knight Rises” is the epic conclusion to filmmaker Christopher Nolan’s Batman trilogy. The screenplay is written by Christopher Nolan and Jonathan Nolan, story by Christopher Nolan & David S. Goyer. The film is produced by Emma Thomas, Christopher Nolan and Charles Roven, who previously teamed on “Batman Begins” and the record-breaking blockbuster “The Dark Knight.” The executive producers are Benjamin Melniker, Michael E. Uslan, Kevin De La Noy and Thomas Tull, with Jordan Goldberg serving as co-producer. The film is based upon characters appearing in comic books published by DC Comics. Batman was created by Bob Kane.
Starring Christian Bale, Anne Hathaway, Tom Hardy, Michael Caine, Gary Oldman, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Marion Cotillard and Morgan Freeman, The Dark Knight Rises is set to hit theatres on July 20, 2012!
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