‘The Expendables 2’ Stuntman Passes Away On Set

Another stuntman has been seriously injured on location in Bulgaria after a scene involving an explosion went awry.

Stuntman dies in explosion on the set of The Expendables 2
Stuntman dies in explosion on the set of The Expendables 2
Tragedy stuck the set of The Expendables 2 last night, when a stuntman died on the Bulgaria set. Another stuntman was injured in the scene, which involved an explosion. Nu Image/Millennium Films confirmed the news with a statement.

"It is with great regret that we confirm this unfortunate accident. Our hearts go out to the families and those on the production affected by this tragedy. The filmmakers are working closely with the authorities in responding to and investigating this accident."

The identities of both stuntmen were not released, in consideration of their families. The accident took place during a second unit shoot in Ognyanovo, Bulgaria. Star Sylvester Stallone and director Simon West were shooting first unit in Bankso, Bulgaria, two and a half hours away from Ognyanovo.

The Expendables 2 was released August 17th, 2012 and stars Sylvester Stallone, Jason Statham, Jet Li, Dolph Lundgren, Chuck Norris, Jean-Claude Van Damme, Bruce Willis, Arnold Schwarzenegger. The film is directed by Simon West.

Sources: Deadline

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Comments (26)

  1. Nicholaus XX

    @red-ruddy@supermanvenom -- My exact thought. But, it does show how bad-ass this movie may be. It just gives the action-scenes 'that' much edge. R.I.P.

    3 years agoby @XxNickTheFilmCriticXxFlag

  2. Titanictom

    All I can say Is remember VIC MORROW and those KIds-not much has changed even after 30 years!!!

    3 years agoby @titanictomFlag

  3. Daveactor7

    This movie didnt even need to get made to begin with. Fk you stallone

    3 years agoby @daveactor7Flag

  4. skywise

    That is sad. Fire that f*cking stunt cordinator.

    3 years agoby @skywiseFlag

  5. TheStonedReviewer

    Don't really know what to say except... R.I.P

    3 years agoby @stonedFlag

  6. Chris


    3 years agoby @unknown21Flag

  7. Kazuma47

    :-( I might not see this. I wasn't a fun of the first one.

    3 years agoby @kickass-14Flag


    now you know you have a place in hell for that one...lol

    3 years agoby @bodytempleFlag

  9. moviegeek

    Dangerous job.

    3 years agoby @moviegeekFlag

  10. Ghostman

    At least he died doing what he loved..hope they dedicate him in the credits.

    3 years agoby @ghostmanFlag

  11. ROFLitschristian

    R.I.P. Dying and Living on the edge.

    3 years agoby @ROFLitschristianFlag

  12. JasonKat

    R.I.P. SIR :(

    3 years agoby @jasonkatFlag

  13. JasonKat

    It was steven seagal, for not getting casted, damn that bastard. grrrrr. lol

    3 years agoby @jasonkatFlag

  14. K.Guy

    bummer R.I.P

    3 years agoby @kguyFlag

  15. thrashnasty190

    Damn that sucks, sry for his family's loss.

    3 years agoby @thrashnasty190Flag

  16. Juli√°n Dylan

    It's clearly a lie. Was Chuck Norris.

    Chuck Norris only did his job.

    3 years agoby @Julin-DylanFlag

  17. bud2fresh

    Guess he was "Expendable"........WHAT too soon?

    3 years agoby @bud2freshFlag

  18. Etorken

    Getting blown up happens too fast to actually feel anything, you are alive one moment and dead the next... Unless you die later from the wounds.

    3 years agoby @etorkenFlag

  19. slysnide

    For some reason these film shoots in eastern europe have been having a few accidents now and again, much more than studio based stunts. It's been happening over the past few years, but never with a fatality. Too bad.

    3 years agoby @slysnideFlag

  20. Bawnian©-Dexeus

    I'm starting to think the sets aren't being handled well as of late. Lots of these have been occurring....

    3 years agoby @bawnian-dexeusFlag

  21. supermanvenom

    @red-ruddy Yeah its not like he went peacefully

    3 years agoby @supermanvenomFlag

  22. Dragon1991

    I can smell the lawyers on this already.

    3 years agoby @Dragon1991Flag

  23. Rufio

    @dan1 yup. :-/

    3 years agoby @rufioFlag

  24. red_ruddy

    I'm seriously not trying to be funny so don't put this in the wrong context
    "passing away" is when you die like on a hospital bed or something
    when you get blown up its called "dead"
    getting blown up is a horrible painful death

    3 years agoby @red-ruddyFlag

  25. Dan

    Well that sucks...

    3 years agoby @dan1Flag

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