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‘Deadpool 2’ Accident a Rarity in Industry That Takes Precautions: Stunt Pros

‘Deadpool 2’ Accident a Rarity in Industry That Takes Precautions: Stunt Pros

By Victoria Ahearn, The Canadian Press

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A police officer examines a motorcycle after a female stunt driver working on the movie “Deadpool 2” died after a crash on set, in Vancouver, B.C., on Monday August 14, 2017. Monday’s deadly crash on the set of “Deadpool 2” is a rarity in an industry that takes extreme precautions to ensure safety but acknowledges there is always an element of risk involved, say stunt professionals. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck)

TORONTO – Monday’s deadly crash on the set of “Deadpool 2” in Vancouver was a rarity in an industry that takes extreme precautions to ensure safety, say stunt professionals, who nevertheless accept there is always an element of risk involved.

“Most of us know each other and everybody was shocked, because this stuff just doesn’t really happen, in Canada, anyway,” says Neven Pajkic, a 39-year-old Toronto-based stunt performer whose credits include Guillermo del Toro’s upcoming film “The Shape of Water” and the TV series “The Handmaid’s Tale.”

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Molly Ringwald to Film Scenes for ‘Siberia’ in Winnipeg

Molly Ringwald to Film Scenes for ‘Siberia’ in Winnipeg

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Molly Ringwald
Actress and singer Molly Ringwald performs with her band at the Jazz Cafe in central London on Wednesday, August 19, 2015. (GRANT POLLARD/INVISION/AP)

WINNIPEG — Actress Molly Ringwald will soon be making her return to Winnipeg to join production on the upcoming romantic thriller “Siberia,” ChrisD.ca has learned.

The film, starring Keanu Reeves, has been shooting in the city and around the province, including in Marquette, Manitoba.

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Actor Henry Cavill Pops In on Royal Winnipeg Ballet

Actor Henry Cavill Pops In on Royal Winnipeg Ballet

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Actor Henry Cavill poses with student dancers at the Royal Winnipeg Ballet on Friday, March 17, 2017. (@RWBALLET / INSTAGRAM)

Hollywood heavyweights in Winnipeg this winter have been taking in the local sights while not busy on area film sets.

The latest actor to appear in public on Friday was Henry Cavill, who is starring in “Nomis,” alongside Stanley Tucci and Sir Ben Kingsley.

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Sir Ben Kingsley to Shoot ‘Nomis’ in Winnipeg

Sir Ben Kingsley to Shoot ‘Nomis’ in Winnipeg

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Sir Ben Kingsley (WIKIPEDIA)

WINNIPEG — Legendary actor Sir Ben Kingsley will soon be in the city to film an upcoming film called “Nomis.”

The Oscar winner, 73, will join Henry Cavill and Alexandra Daddario on the big screen under director David Raymond.

“I can’t wait to go to Canada and freeze my butt off for the first time this winter!,” Cavill said in an Instagram post.

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Search on for Canadian Filmmaker Rob Stewart Who Disappeared in Florida Waters

Search on for Canadian Filmmaker Rob Stewart Who Disappeared in Florida Waters

By The Canadian Press

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Filmmaker Rob Stewart speaks to the media about his new film Revolution during a Toronto International Film Festival press conference on Wednesday, August 8, 2012. The U.S. Coast Guard is searching for a Canadian diver who has gone missing off the coast of Florida. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Michelle Siu)

ISLAMADORA, Fla. – The U.S. Coast Guard was searching for Canadian filmmaker Rob Stewart on Wednesday after he went missing off the coast of Florida.

Coast Guard senior chief Nyx Cangemi said crews had been looking for the 37-year-old conservationist since he was reported missing just before 5:15 p.m. on Tuesday.

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