An explosion on the set of the new James Bond movie at Pinewood Studios has injured a crew member and damaged a stage.

The “controlled explosion” damaged the outside of the famous 007 Stage at Pinewood Studios, Buckinghamshire, where the spy franchise is filmed.

No one working inside the studio was hurt, but one crew member outside suffered a minor injury, the filmmakers said.

A tweet from the official James Bond account said: “During the filming of a controlled explosion on the set of Bond 25 today at Pinewood Studios, damage was caused to the exterior of the 007 Stage.”

“There were no injuries on set, however one crew member outside the stage has sustained a minor injury.”

The Sun newspaper said a triple blast hit the set after a stunt went wrong, taking off part of the roof and several wall panels.

It comes after Bond star Daniel Crag was injured last month while filming in Jamaica, forcing the actor, 51, to undergo “minor ankle surgery” that required two weeks of rehabilitation. The 25th Bond instalment will be Craig’s fifth outing as 007.

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[The Guardian – original article]

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