DC Universes’ Titans television show was filming Thursday when special effect coordinator Warren Appleby was hit by a stunt in progress and was killed.
Production on Titans has been shut down for two days following the tragedy.
“We are heartbroken and devastated by the passing of our treasured colleague, special effects coordinator Warren Appleby, after an accident which occurred at a special effects facility during the preparation and testing for an upcoming shoot,” the show’s producers, Warner Bros. TV and DC Universe, said Thursday in a statement. “Warren is beloved by all who worked with him during an impressive 25-year career in television and motion pictures. The executive producers, along with everyone in the Titans family, Warner Bros. Television Group and DC Universe, wish to express our deepest condolences, and heartfelt love and support, to Warren’s family and friends at this most difficult time.”
The incident took place at a special effects shop in Toronto during testing for the stunt.