That Ain’t Make-Up: DC'S LEGENDS OF TOMORROW Star Injured on PRISON BREAK Set

Dominic Purcell
Credit: Dominic Purcell

DC's Legends of Tomorrow actor Dominic Purcell was seriously hurt while filming the revival of his Fox series Prison Break in Marakesh, Morocco. According to Deadline, the accident happened Monday when a dislodged set piece fell on the actor's head. In addition to an unspecified "head injury," his nose was broken in two places. Purcell was air-lifted to a a medical facility in Casablance and is reportedly expected to make a full recover.

"I'm good. #thanksforsupport," the actor posted on Instagram. "Had a little accident on set. Haha ! Back at work asap. Pays to have a thick skull when an iron bar falls on your #head!! mbusting it open severely also broke my nose in two places. Haha. I got a free nose job out of it...... Stoked to be alive. All good. #chill. Oh. I didn't get knocked out took a knee. Ha!! Doc said I have an unusually tough tissue fiber that's what saved me apparently. Thank god for my #Viking heritage hahaha !!!!"

20th Century Fox TV, who produces the show, tells Deadline that after a "brief stoppage when the mishap occured" that filming is still on schedule. Purcell is expected, according to the Hollywood trade, to return to the set "in a couple of weeks" to pick up all of his missed senses with the usage of green screens and make-up to cover any scars.

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