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.