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Baz Luhrmann Injured on 'Great Gatsby' Set

Baz Luhrmann Injured on 'Great Gatsby' Set

Baz Lurhmann was injured on the set of The Great Gatsby on Thursday (December 22).

The 49-year-old Aussie director required three stitches after bumping into a camera crane, Australia’s Sydney Morning Herald reports.

”We were on quite a cramped set and he was ducking under the crane,” co-producer Anton Monsted told the Herald. ”He struck his head on the weights on the end of the camera crane. He split open his head and we had to get the doctor.”

Cast members including Leonardo DiCaprio, Tobey Maguire, and Carey Mulligan went home for the holidays a day early after producers decided to stop filming.

Here’s hoping for a quick recovery!

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  • Keira

    3 stitches is hardly splitting your head open.

  • Manny

    Helmet on the set stat…… or a seeing eye dog…

  • apple

    oh wow 3 stitches big deal I’ve watched a doctor work on a guy’s hand after he cut it up on a saw band

  • FFer

    Baz got what he needed in the shot.