Crew Member Killed On DC Universe's 'Titans'; Production Halted

by Outsiders
July 18, 2019
Sad news to report from the entertainment world of the death of Warren Appleby, special effects coordinator for the DC Universe series Titans.

Production has been shut down on the set of the DC Universe series after Appleby was killed in an accident today at a special effects facility. "after an accident which occurred at a special effects facility during the preparation and testing for an upcoming shoot,” according to a statement by the show’s executive producers, Warner Bros Television Group and the DC Universe streaming service.

“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 Warner Bros statement read. “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.”

Titans premiered October 12th on Warner Bros’ newly launched streaming platform. The live-action drama series, a gritty take on the Teen Titans franchise, stars Brenton Thwaites, Anna Diop, Teagan Croft, Ryan Potter, Minka Kelly and Alan Ritchson as a group of young heroes as they come of age and find belonging. The series hails from Akiva Goldsman, Geoff Johns, Greg Berlanti and his Berlanti Productions, Weed Road Pictures and WBTV.

Source: Deadline

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THEAnimeHERO - 2019-07-20 @ 3:37 am

This is rough. Kyoto Animation also had some tragedy this week.

JeffCoJeffCo - 2019-07-20 @ 12:12 am

Rest in peace Warren. I hope you are at peace knowing you died creating something. Thats more than most can say.

EvilHayato - 2019-07-19 @ 3:31 pm

This is awful news to hear. I cant help but wonder how the hell that couldve happened and what exactly went wrong.

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