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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

Deadpool Accident
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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Actor Henry Cavill Pops In on Royal Winnipeg Ballet

Actor Henry Cavill Pops In on Royal Winnipeg Ballet

Henry Cavill - Royal Winnipeg Ballet
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

Sir Ben Kingsley
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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‘Chucky 7’ Filming Scenes in Downtown Winnipeg

‘Chucky 7’ Filming Scenes in Downtown Winnipeg

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“Cult of Chucky” will begin filming in Winnipeg next week. (UNIVERSAL PICTURES)

WINNIPEG — The seventh installment of the “Chucky” horror series will begin filming in Winnipeg on January 9.

Actress Jennifer Tilly returns for “Cult of Chucky” under writer/director Don Mancini.

The feature film is a continuation in the franchise about a dangerous and possessed doll that first made its appearance on the big screen in 1988.

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‘Fuller House’ Star in Winnipeg for Christmas Movie Shoot

‘Fuller House’ Star in Winnipeg for Christmas Movie Shoot

Candace Cameron Bure
Candace Cameron Bure with Green Carrot Juice Company owner Obby Khan on Thursday, October 6, 2016. (@GREENCAROTTWPG / TWITTER)

You may just bump into actor Candace Cameron Bure on the streets of Winnipeg these days.

The “Fuller House” star is in the city filming an upcoming Hallmark Hall of Fame movie called “Back to Christmas.”

Bure posted to her Instagram on Wednesday evening while having dinner with longtime friends in the city. On Thursday, she popped into Green Carrot Juice Company in Osborne Village and posed for a photo with owner Obby Khan.

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Assiniboine Park’s Outdoor Movie Series Kicking Off

Assiniboine Park’s Outdoor Movie Series Kicking Off

Assiniboine Park's 'Movies in the Park' (DAN HARPER / HANDOUT)
Assiniboine Park’s ‘Movies in the Park’ (DAN HARPER / HANDOUT)

WINNIPEG — Now that we’ve had a couple days of miserable weather — and hopefully the last of them — why not get back into summer with some outdoor movies.

The Assiniboine Park is kicking off their Movies in the Park series tonight in front of the Lyric Theatre.

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Free Summer Concerts Coming to Transcona Centennial Square

Free Summer Concerts Coming to Transcona Centennial Square

Transcona Centennial Square
Transcona Centennial Square (WINNIPEGARTS.CA)

WINNIPEG — Outdoor evening concerts and movies will fill Transcona Centennial Square this summer.

The lineup for the 2016 Transcona BIZ Summer Concert Series has been released, setting the stage for entertainment every Friday night in July and August.

Performances include some of Manitoba’s most exciting acts from a variety of genres.

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