Chinese Stuntman Died on the set of "The Expendables 2"

2011-10-31 11:18:40        Chinese Films

Promotional poster of "The Expendables 2" [Photo: baidu]

A Chinese stuntman has died and another has been seriously injured on the set of Sylvester Stallone's film sequel 'The Expendables 2' in Bulgaria.

The stuntman, named Liu Kun from Shanxi province, died while performing a stunt which involved an explosion. The rumor came that Liu is the stand-in for Jet Li but the production team hadn't confirmed it yet.

The second injured man is reported to have undergone surgery and is currently in a critical condition in hospital.

Police have now launched an investigation into the accident, which happened 15 miles outside Bulgaria's capital of Sofia.

The movie is slated for release in August 17, 2012, but the date will be postponed due to the accidents.

"The Expendables" became a sensation in China for Chinese Kung Fu megastar, Jet Li, joined the movie in 2010. The movie is seeking a bigger success in China this time anf brought another Chinese actress, Yu Nan, in the sequel.

By Alex and Chen Nan

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