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Crew member killed in movie set accident

3 years ago November 23, 2011 Nov 23, 2011 Wednesday, November 23 2011 Wednesday, November 23, 2011 1:35:58 PM EST in News
Source: Associated Press

NEW ORLEANS - A film crew member has been killed in an accident on the set of Paramount Pictures big-budget movie "G.I. Joe 2: Retaliation," which has been filming in New Orleans in recent weeks.

Studio spokeswoman Virginia Lam said Wednesday that she was unable to comment on the circumstances surrounding Tuesday's accident.

In a statement to the Associated Press, she said, "Our thoughts and deepest condolences are with the (crew member's) family at this time. ... The safety of our cast and crew is our top priority, and the studio is fully cooperating with all investigating agencies as they examine the circumstances surrounding this unusual accident."

Lam did not release any further details.

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