Sophie Turner’s stunt double broke her leg whereas filming a scene from X-Males: Darkish Phoenix. Darkish Phoenix was the final film within the main, X-Males film franchise. Regardless of the price range and all-star solid getting back from earlier movies within the collection, the film underperformed. It ended its theatrical run because the worst-performing X-Males film. It was additionally critically panned, scoring 23% on Rotten Tomatoes.
Darkish Phoenix was the second try at a live-action film adaptation of the Darkish Phoenix Saga from the X-Males comedian books. The primary try got here within the type of X-Males: The Final Stand, one other film that was equally panned by critics and viewers alike. It is unclear what the way forward for the film collection will maintain. Whereas there was pleasure over the thought of mutants coming to the Marvel Cinematic Universe, additional particulars stay a thriller. It is potential the mutants from X-Males could not even be referred to as “mutants” within the MCU. Nevertheless, James Marsden, who portrayed Cyclops in Fox’s X-Males motion pictures, has already expressed he would be open to reprising his position in future MCU motion pictures.
On the newest episode of “Stuntmen React” on the Hall Crew’s YouTube channel, the workforce invited Parkour grasp and stuntman, Jesse LaFlair, to the studio. LaFlair mentioned a few of his profession highlights and former work. Whereas speaking about Darkish Phoenix, he shared that Sophie Turner’s stunt double broke her leg whereas capturing a scene. Throughout a digicam rehearsal, LaFlair and Turner’s double rolled down a roof for a stunt, and Turner’s double instantly broke a leg. Take a look at the interview beneath.
LaFlair explains the mat the stuntmen had been imagined to fall on was lowered, making the drop a lot steeper. “Her leg got here previous her this fashion, then we continued to go previous it this fashion, and it simply…increase. The bone is protruding of the boot.” LaFlair mentioned the implication of stunts and the risks stunt individuals face. Every trick might doubtlessly influence or finish their careers without end. LaFlair completed by stating the capturing for that scene resumed the following day, with a special stunt individual changing the injured one.
The Hall Crew is a well-liked YouTube channel composed of VFX artists from Hall Digital. On the channel, the hosts evaluation particular results from in style Hollywood motion pictures or share examples of particular results that they love or dislike. Typically, the members of Hall Crew invite particular company to their present, resembling stuntmen or different digital results artists, who then react to dangerous and nice scenes and provide up their skilled take.
LaFlair supplied up nice perception on stunts and parkour throughout this most up-to-date episode of Hall Crew. The anecdote about Sophie Turner’s stunt double getting injured is considered one of many tales and insights that he shared. Be sure you try the Hall Crew’s different movies. Concerning X-Males: Darkish Phoenix, and the remainder of the X-Males franchise, it doesn’t appear that anybody is at any danger of accidents on an X-Males film any time quickly. Nevertheless, Sophie Turner did categorical an curiosity in returning to the position sooner or later, ought to the chance come up.
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