Jennifer Lawrence Injured By Glass On Set Of 'Don’t Look Up' After Explosion Goes Wrong

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Feb. 6 2021, Updated 12:51 p.m. ET

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Ouch! Jennifer Lawrence was reportedly injured while filming Don’t Look Up when glass exploded and hit the 30-year-old in the face.

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"An explosion was set up for a stunt in which glass shatters," an insider explained. "It was a stunt in which the glass was supposed to shatter — but it injured her."

Production was said to be halted on Friday, February 5, following the incident. 

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Lawrence was hurt when glass almost hit her eye during a scene with Timothée Chalamet.

However, there's no need to worry about the actress, as sources say that she is doing fine but people on set were shaken up. The pair were filming a scene where a restaurant window was meant to explode as a trash can is thrown through it but did not go as planned. 

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In pictures obtained by the Daily Mail, Chalamet and others on set were seen rushing to Lawrence’s side, as she crouched on the ground and covered her face after the eruption. 

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The disaster comedy film will see Lawrence play astronomer Kate Dibiasky, who tries to warn that the Earth is in danger of being hit by an asteroid. The Hunger Games alum looked almost unrecognizable on set in Boston, wearing a red wig with short bangs. 

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The A-list cast for Don’t Look Up — which is directed by Adam McKay — includes Chalamet, Leonardo DiCaprio, Cate Blanchett, Jonah Hill, Ariana Grande and Matthew Perry.

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Representatives for Lawrence, McKay or Netflix have not publicly commented on the accident

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The film was first announced in 2019. The original plan was for it to be distributed by Paramount Pictures before Netflix acquired the rights to Don’t Look Up in 2020.

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, production was delayed last year but commenced in November 2020. 

The release date has Don't Look Up yet to be announced.

Page Six was the first to report that Lawrence was injured on set. 


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