Blake Lively Injured While Filming Action Sequence for Upcoming Spy Thriller
Production on Blake Lively's new movie, The Rhythm Section, has been halted due to an injury she sustained on set, The Hollywood Reporter reports. According the outlet, Lively hurt her hand during a stunt, causing the filming to be stalled.
"Paramount, Global Road (formerly known as IM Global) and producers Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli today confirmed that filming has been temporarily suspended on The Rhythm Section as Blake Lively sustained an injury to her hand while filming an action sequence. Production will resume as soon as possible," a spokesperson for the film told THR.
The spy thriller, which is currently being filmed in Dublin, Ireland, is an adaptation of the first of Mark Burnell’s Stephanie Patrick novels. In the film, Lively plays a woman who tries to discover the truth behind a mysterious plane crash that that killed her family.
Currently, the film is slated for a Februrary 22, 2019 release. Hopefully Lively recovers quickly!