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“Spider-Man” on-set accident strands three works six stories off the ground

By Sean O’Connell It sounds like a scene out of a “Spider-Man” movie. In a way, it was.

A accident on the set of Marc Webb’s “The Amazing Spider-Man” left three workers trapped for hours.

The production grips were stranded on a crane six stories off of the ground when the piece of equipment “suddenly stopped functioning,” according to the NY Post. The paper adds that the grips “were trying to build a platform for a camera on the roof of a building at Market and Madison streets in Chinatown around 11:15 a.m. when the malfunction occurred.”

No sooner did the news break and the trades already were making a connection between technical difficulties on the “Spider-Man” Broadway musical and this ongoing film production. A stretch, of course, but it’s still entertaining to picture Hollywood producers pulling ANYTHING tied to the Web-slinger out of his native New York City, because it kind of sounds like a little bit of bad luck.

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One Comment

  • May 24, 2011 | Permalink |

    Too bad! Spider-man certainly deserves better than this recent streak of bad luck, both in pictures and on the stage. Hope it gets better. Rooting for you, Spidey!

    Sam Longoria
    Hollywood CA USA

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