Accident Mars Start of Martin Scorsese Film Shoot

A scaffolding collapse on the site of acclaimed director Martin Scorsese’s new film, Silence, claimed the life of one worker and sent two more to the hospital with serious injuries.

The accident happened at the Chinese Culture and Movie Center on January 29 when a ceiling collapsed onto contractors hired to reinforce an existing structure that had been deemed unsafe by the production crew. The accident killed Chen Yun-long, while his two co-workers were hospitalized with leg fractures and head injuries, according to news sites. Martin Scorsese was not at the scene of the accident, which is being prepared for filming in the coming year.

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