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Wonder Man Tragedy: Crew Member Dies on Set of Marvel Series

A male crew member from Disney+’s forthcoming Marvel series Wonder Man died Tuesday morning on the show’s Los Angeles set.

According to our sister pub Deadline, a rigger fell off the rafters while working at CBS Radford Studios.

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Wonder Man is currently in pre-production, with cameras set to start rolling in March. Wonder Man is one of a handful of Marvel series that were delayed due to Hollywood’s dual strikes.

“Our thoughts and deepest condolences are with his family and friends,” a Marvel rep said in a statement. “And our support is behind the investigation into the circumstances of this accident.”

Yahya Abdul-Mateen II (Watchmen) is confirmed to fill the title role (aka Simon Williams) in Wonder Man, which is being developed by Destin Daniel Cretton (Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings) and writer-producer Andrew Guest (Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Community).

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