16 People Injured on Set of Latest Resident Evil Movie

The Associated Press is reporting injuries to 16 actors on the Toronto set of Resident Evil: Retribution after a platform collapsed. Paramedics found it difficult to assess the actors' injuries because of the zombie costumes and make-up they were wearing. The victims suffered leg, arm and back injuries but none were said to be life-threatening.

The accident—which happened around 8 a.m. Pacific Time—apparently happened as a platform the actors were standing moved moved just as they were going to another platform. Milla Jojovich plays lead character Alice in the action/horror series, but wasn't on set when the mishap occurred. The incident's being investigated by Canada's Ministry of Labor.

16 zombie actors injured on 'Resident Evil' set


You can contact Evan Narcisse, the author of this post, at evan@kotaku.com. You can also find him on Twitter, Facebook, and lurking around our #tips page.