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Deadpool 2 resumes filming after stuntperson’s tragic death

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Filming for Deadpool 2 has resumed following the death of a stuntperson on set.

On Monday, 40-year-old stuntwoman Joi ‘SJ’ Harris lost her life in a motorcycle crash on the set of the upcoming superhero flick in Vancouver, Canada.

Filming was suspended after the tragic accident, but according to The Hollywood Reporter – production has now restarted.

Ryan Reynolds, who plays the role of Deadpool, paid tribute to Joi on Instagram, writing, “Today, we tragically lost a member of our crew while filming Deadpool.”

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“We’re heartbroken, shocked and devastated … but recognize nothing can come close to the grief and inexplicable pain her family and loved ones must feel in this moment.

“My heart pours out to them — along with each and every person she touched in this world.”

20th Century Fox also released a statement saying, “We are deeply saddened by the accident that occurred on the set of Deadpool 2 this morning. Our hearts and prayers are with the family, friends and colleagues of our crew member during this difficult time.”