Harrison Ford’s Stunt Double Set Himself On Fire At Actors Rally

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Stunt actor and coordinator Mike Massa set himself ablaze throughout a SAG-AFTRA rally in Atlanta, Georgia, on Monday.

Dozens of employees gathered to help their union, which is at the moment on strike after negotiations with the Alliance of Movement Image and Tv Producers (AMPTP) burned out this month.

Massa, stunt coordinator and Harrison Ford’s stunt double on “Indiana Jones and the Dial of Future,” closed the demonstration by taking the stage in a flame-licked coat whereas holding up a strike signal.

The skilled risk-taker ensured the spectacle was protected with particular protecting supplies and a fireplace crew on website.

He later posted a video of his stunt on Instagram, telling followers, “We’re bored with being burned by the AMPTP” within the caption.

In one other publish thanking his stunt particular person friends, Massa stated, “We needed to make a press release, and I believe we did. It was nice to see such an excellent turnout from our native stunt group, native management, and actors who confirmed as much as help us. It was an excellent day!”

Actors have been on strike since July 14. They’re combating for a rise in residual funds, greater wages and protections towards synthetic intelligence.

On the rally, Eric Goins, the SAG-AFTRA native president, spoke about studios and streaming providers’ record-breaking income numbers and the inequity throughout the business.

“We must always share within the successes of our employer when their product goes, they usually make billions with a ‘B.’ Billions of {dollars} on the backs of the individuals who do the work,” he stated, in response to Atlanta Information First.

Actor and stunt particular person Elena Sanchez echoed that message: “The AMPTP is against us sharing the rewards of a profitable present as a result of we don’t bear any of the dangers.”

“Excuse me? Inform that to my buddy John who misplaced his life engaged on one among your TV exhibits,” she stated, referring to stunt performer John Bernecker, who died whereas filming “The Strolling Lifeless” in 2017.

“Inform that to any of us on this room who’ve actually damaged bones and bled for you.”

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