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Crew member dies after accident on set of Marvel’s Wonder Man series

A crew member working on Marvel Studios’ series Wonder Man has died in an accident on set.

It is understood that officers from the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) responded to reports of a death at Radford Studios in Los Angeles, where a 41-year-old man had fallen from a catwalk onto a stage.

The LA County Department of Medical Examiner later confirmed the identity of the man as Juan Carlos Osorio, of Temple City, California.

“Our thoughts and deepest condolences are with his family and friends, and our support is behind the investigation into the circumstances of this accident,” a Marvel spokesperson told the PA news agency.

Yahya Abdul-Mateen II
Yahya Abdul-Mateen II will star in the series (Ana Maria Wiggins/Alamy)

In the Wonder Man series, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II will star as Simon Williams, who is thrust into the world of superheroes getting a power of his own and becoming Wonder Man.

Production of Wonder Man was delayed during the Hollywood strikes and does not appear to have a premiere date, but the series is expected to debut on Disney+.

The accident comes after the death of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins on the set of the film Rust in October 2021.

US actor Alec Baldwin was pointing a gun at Ms Hutchins during a rehearsal when the weapon went off, killing her and wounding director Joel Souza – he has since pleaded not guilty to involuntary manslaughter.

A representative for the Occupational Safety and Health Administration has been contacted for comment.