LOS ANGELES (AP) — At least 37 people have been killed and many more injured since 2000 in accidents on productions outside the United States run by major studios, as well as regional companies.
No clearinghouse exists for information on set accidents internationally, but fatal accidents do receive media attention and sometimes involve lawsuits filed in the United States. A look at what is known:
— Construction worker killed in collapse of set for the upcoming "Blade Runner" sequel in Budapest, Hungary
— Two stuntmen who could not swim drown in India while filming movie action sequence
— Two people killed in plane crash while working on a Tom Cruise film in Colombia
— Ten people, including eight French sports stars, killed in Argentine helicopter crash while shooting the reality show "Dropped"
— Two people killed in helicopter crash while working on MTV reality series in Argentina
— Six people killed in explosion on Iranian film shoot
— Security guard killed in Vancouver on set of the television series "Falling Skies"
— Contestant on the French version of "Survivor" dies on first day of filming
— Canadian filmmaker and pilot killed in plane crash during shooting of a docu-series in Kenya
— Two people killed in helicopter crash in Australia while working on documentary produced by National Geographic and James Cameron
— Stuntman killed in Bulgaria while filming "Expendables 2"
— Stuntman killed in China while filming John Woo film.
— Cameraman on "The Dark Knight" killed during shooting in England
— TV reality star Steve Irwin killed by stingray in the waters off Australia while filming
— Diver killed while working on a low-budget horror film in Canada
— Vin Diesel stunt double killed during a stunt gone wrong while filming the movie "XxX" in Prague
— Stuntman killed on the set of "Exit Wounds" in Ontario, Canada
— Stuntman killed in Madrid after falling from a bridge during a shoot for the Spanish film "Canicula"