SOCCER

Great, Now He’s Got Pink Eye

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I had no idea that soccer EMTs having no idea how to operate a stretcher and lifting dudes into their own asses was an epidemic, but apparently <a href="http://sports.yahoo.com/soccer/blog/dirty-tackle/post/when-carrying-a-player-off-on-a-stretcher-is-harder-than-it-should-be;_ylt=A2KJ3CXXnwRP52oAqkFNbK5_?urn=sow-wp5401">it has happened before</a> and Confianca player "Arthur" is its latest victim.

unnecessary sequels

GI Joe 2 crewman dies in accident

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Well, you know what Serious Cat in a banner picture means, serious news.

SET ACCIDENTS

Someone died on the Expendables set, and it wasn’t from old age

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A stunt performer has died on the set of The Expendables 2.

there can't really be FIVE of these movies can there?

“Resident Evil” Movie Sends Fake Zombies to Real Hospital?

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I just realized that we have more "Resident Evil" movies than we do Indiana Jones movies.

ACCIDENTS

Aaron Sorkin’s Writing Process Sounds… Busey-esque

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Aaron Sorkin is the talented writer behind The Social Network and Charlie Wilson's War (who <a href="http://filmdrunk.uproxx.com/2010/10/aaron-sorkin-responds-to-social-network-sexism-allegations" target="_blank">seems</a> juuuust this side of douchey), so when he showed up to an Emmy party with a broken nose, people were confused.

TOUR DE FRANCE

There Was Another Ridiculous Crash At The Tour De France

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On Saturday, Dutch cyclist Laurens ten Dam became the latest Tour de France rider to earn semi-household name status for crashing, after he took a face-first dive in Stage 14 and finished the day's effort with a mangled grill.

SPIDER MAN

Man Shot While Filming Spider-Man Fan Film

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The awesome <a href="http://www.geektress.com/2011/03/race_shirts.php">Bren</a> tipped us off to this story about an accidental shooting on the set of a Spider-Man fan film in the Clintonville neighborhood of Columbus, Ohio.

THE HANGOVER 2

Hangover 2 Stuntman in Coma After Accident

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It's been a dangerous year for stunt people.

Unions

Actors’ Equity Tries, Fails To Halt The Spider-Man Musical

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On Monday night, aerialist/actor Christopher Tierney (pictured at right) fell "approximately 30 feet" when a cable failed during a performance of Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark (remains in the hospital with broken ribs.

TURN OFF THE DARK

Actor Falls 30 Feet During Spider-Man: Turn Off the DAAAAAAAHH!

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We've been Peter Panning people across the theater stage for like 200 years now, haven't we.

THEATER

Huge Accident During The Spider-Man Musical Last Night

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UPDATE: <a href="http://artsbeat.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/12/20/performer-is-injured-during-spider-man-performance/#video">TheNYTimes</a> has a video of the fall, and there's a video after the jump.

WOLVERINE

Hugh Jackman Injured, Oprah and Magneto Responsible

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Hugh Jackman was injured during a "flying fox entrance" (not a sex move, as it turns out) to the stage show Oprah Winfrey’s Ultimate Australian Adventure.

#NETFLIX

Today’s Top Story: Bison Rides In Cars, Goes To Bars

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Jim Sautner of Spruce Grove, Alberta, Canada modified a sedan into a convertible capable of carrying his 1,600 pound pet bison Bailey to the local bar, where Bailey likes to drink beer and get on the dance floor.

Prosthetics

Cyborg Dies in Car Wreck

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Boy, there's a headline we're going to have to get used to writing.

TRANSFORMERS 3

Cop injured in accident as God tries to shut down Transformers 3 again

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<a href="http://filmdrunk.uproxx.com/2010/10/cop-crashes-into-bumblebee-on-transformers-3-set#more-34856"> A little more than a month after an extra was <a href="http://filmdrunk.uproxx.com/2010/10/family-of-critically-injured-transformers-extra-sues" target="_blank">permanently brain damaged</a> following an accident on the set of Transformers 3 in Chicago, there's been another accident, this time on the set in Washington DC.

TRANSFORMERS 3: THE DARK OF THE MOON

Transformers 3 Curse Strikes Again

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The third Transformers movie has suffered several setbacks: an extra being <a href="http://filmdrunk.uproxx.com/2010/10/family-of-critically-injured-transformers-extra-sues">critically injured</a>, replacing Megan Fox, being titled Transformers 3: The Dark of The Moon (seriously).

TRANSFORMERS 3

Family of critically-injured Transformers extra sues

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Last I heard about Gabriela Cedillo, the 24-year-old Transformers 3 extra who was left in critical condition after a cable <a href="http://filmdrunk.uproxx.com/2010/09/transformers-extra-in-critical-condition-after-serious-head-injury" target="_blank">sliced through her skull</a> in a set accident last month, Paramount had <a href="http://www.radaronline.com/exclusives/2010/09/exclusive-paramount-covering-medical-bills-transformers-3-stunt-victim" target="_blank">agreed to pay</a> for her medical bills.

UK

Internet: Serious Business

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Kansas City resident Breana Greathouse has been arrested for driving to Ottumwa, Iowa and allegedly pulling a gun on Forrest Jamison, whom she believed had made fun of her on the internet.

ROONEY MARA

Rooney Mara "seriously injured" on Dragon Tattoo set?

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Perez Hilton is reporting that actress Rooney Mara has been "severely injured" on the set of David Fincher's The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo in Sweden.

TRANSFORMERS 3

Transformers extra in critical condition after serious head injury

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Late last night, I received a second-hand eye witness report that an extra had been killed in an accident on the set of Transformers 3.


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