Stuntman Joe Watts, known for being the double of Vin Diesel, is in a state of induced coma after falling from a great height during the filming of the movie ‘Fast and Furious 9’. It is the second serious accident that occurs in a few days on a film set, since last week the special effects coordinator of ‘Titans’ Warren Appleby died when he was hit by an iron bar.

Tragedy on the set of ‘Fast and Furious 9’
The long shadow of the tragedy that began to fly over the famous saga of action and speed with the death of the protagonist Paul Walker in 2013 seems that it may take on a new life. Vin Diesel’s double in the action scenes, Joe Watts, has suffered a serious accident during the recording of ‘and is in a critical condition.
The production company has announced that the young specialist is in an induced coma on the verge of death , and that filming has been stopped until what happened is clarified.
Joe Watts has a lot of experience, as he has shown his skills in other high-profile fictions such as ‘Game of Thrones’, ‘Mission Impossible’, ‘Jurassic Park World’ and Spider Man ‘. However, while he was filming at the Warner Bros studios in Hertfordshire, he fell from a height of more than 30 meters and suffered significant brain damage in the fall.
The injured Joe Watts with his partner, also a specialist, Tilly Powell | Direct
With an extremely serious head injury, the young man was transferred by the emergency services to the Royal London Hospital in the English capital, where he remains fighting for his life in a state of coma that has been induced to reduce brain activity and favor your recovery.

This accident adds to the death, just five days ago, of Warren Appleby , special effects coordinator for the ‘Titans’ series, when he was accidentally hit by an iron bar during an action scene in which he had to overturn a car

Commotion between the film crew
The first to show her shock at what happened was Joe Watts’s partner, also a specialist Tilly Powell, who has expressed on her Instagram account that she is heartbroken. However, she is hopeful: ‘Her family and her friends are by her side, and she will get out of this’ .

Who is also sunk in these especially tragic moments is Vin Diesel himself , who after knowing the accident of his alter ego could not hold back his tears. The entire film crew, which includes other well-known actors such as Charlize Theron, Michelle Rodriguez, Helen Mirren, Lucas Black and John Cena, have shown their affection towards Joe Watts.

This Thursday, August 1, a spin-off of the saga hits the screens, ‘Fast and Furious: Hobbs & Shaw’, in which Dwayne York and Jason Statham lead the cast. The plot of ‘Fast and Furious 9’ is still unknown, while all attention is now focused on the outcome of such a tragic event.

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