Man dies on set of Martin Scorsese's ‘Silence’

January 29, 2015 1:19 PM

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Man dies on set of Martin Scorsese's ‘Silence’

A tragic death and several injuries occurred in Taiwan today during pre-production on the Martin Scorsese-directed adaptation of the Shusako Endo novel "Silence." Deadline obtained a statement from a spokesperson for the film that will star Liam Neeson, Andrew Garfield and Adam Driver.

“Today there was an unfortunate accident at CMPC Studios in Taiwan, where the Martin Scorsese film, 'Silence,' is in pre-production. An existing structure on the CMPC backlot had been deemed unsafe by the production, and accordingly a 3rd-party contractor was hired to reinforce and make it safe prio...

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