Tag Archives: Stunt

Stunt Performers Say There’s Not Enough Being Done to Address Risks of the Job

In 2011, a 22-year-old stunt performer from Australia named Destan Arslanoski suffered a career-ending injury while working on a film in Malaysia. Arslanoski says that the performer who was scripted to swing a prop ax at his back, Craig Fairbrass, had been told to “tone down” the aggression of his approach during rehearsals. Nonetheless, Fairbrass missed the spine protector Arslanoski ...

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Daredevil tourists perform ‘extremely dangerous’ plane stunt on Caribbean island

St Maarten holidaymakers have attracted heavy criticism after they performed a highly risky stunt just metres away from an incoming plane. Oleg Kolisnichenko, 36, and Yuliia Nos, 25, are both circus performers, but their most recent act has been dubbed “highly dangerous” by authorities. An image, posted to Instagram, shows the daredevil duo doing a one-handed hanstand on top of ...

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Tom Cruise's Stunt Injury Is Featured in 'Mission: Impossible 6', Michelle Monaghan Confirms (Exclusive)

The stunt made the cut! While shooting Mission: Impossible – Fallout, Tom Cruise broke his ankle while performing one of his own stunts but powered through the scene. Cruise’s commitment to the stunt paid off as his co-star, Michelle Monaghan, told ET that the scene will be featured in the movie. “I was not there that day but [Tom] did show ...

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Kill Bill Stunt Coordinator Says He Wasn't Consulted About Uma Thurman’s Crash

The Pulp Fiction star was allegedly pressured by Quentin Tarantino to get behind the wheel of a rattrap convertible and drive down a curved, sandy, Mexican road at 40 mph. The vehicle ended up crashing, resulting in Thurman receiving a concussion and damage to her knees. According to veteran stunt coordinator Andy Armstrong, the actress could have been decapitated and ...

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Inside Tom Cruise's Death-Defying 'Mission: Impossible – Fallout' Helicopter Stunt

Tom Cruise will do almost anything to get a movie shot just right — even if it means risking his own life. In a video released on Wednesday, the 55-year-old actor and his Mission: Impossible – Fallout director, Christopher McQuarrie, take fans behind-the-scenes of Cruise’s amazing helicopter stunt in the highly anticipated action film. Cruise had to lea… News

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