On-set injuries suffered by Hollywood stars range from shattered skulls to near drowning.


Hollywood actress Letitia Wright ended up in hospital this week while filming for Black Panther: Wakanda Forever – but she’s far from the only star to have had an accident on-set

It’s not all glitz and glamour being a movie star as Black Panther actress Letitia Wright discovered this week when she ended up in hospital after filming a stunt for Wakanda Forever – which went wrong.

The 27-year-old – who is reprising her role as Shuri – was involved in an “incident” with the stunt rig, which left her needing medical treatment.

A statement read: “Letitia Wright sustained minor injuries today while filming a stunt for Black Panther: Wakanda Forever.

“She is currently receiving care in a local hospital and is expected to be released soon.”

Plenty of our favourite stars earned their massive pay cheques by putting themselves on the line for the sake of their art as Brinkwire discovers…

Kate Winslet chose not to wear a wetsuit underneath her frock when making Titanic causing her to go down with pneumonia after filming for long periods in cold water.

As her character Rose faced drowning in the sinking ship she nearly ended up a goner for real when her gown hooked on a gate leaving her fighting for air as she struggled to get to the surface.

One scene in The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo saw Daniel Craig pretend to fall unconscious after his head was stuffed into a plastic bag.

He was given a metal object to hold, which would drop to the floor if he passed out for real.

When the director heard the clunk they realised the James Bond actor truly had stopped breathing and he was quickly taken down from the hoist.

Leonardo DiCaprio was injured twice during the making of Django Unchained.

The first time, as he smacked his hand on a dinner table a glass smashed and a piece was caught in his palm.

Leo carried on and the scene made the final cut.

He was also hurt when a real hammer dropped on his head – then replaced by a foam one for later scenes.

Ordering Dolph Lundgren to punch him as hard as possible during a fight scene in Rocky IV, the star ended up spending a number of days in intensive care.

His pericardial sac – a protective layer around the heart – was swollen so badly it started pressing against the organ it was meant to look after.

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