Magazine article Screen International

Actress Taylor Hickson Sues 'Ghostland' Producers after On-Set Accident

Magazine article Screen International

Actress Taylor Hickson Sues 'Ghostland' Producers after On-Set Accident

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Hickson’s face was cut by glass from a door panel.

Taylor Hickson in ‘Aftermath’

Canadian actress Taylor Hickson is suing the produers of Ghostland, a horror she filmed in 2016, after an accident on set led to hospital treatment and scarring.

In one scene for the film, Hickson was required to beat her fists against a door that included a glass panel. The panel smashed, cutting the left side of her face and causing extensive facial injuries.

Hickson was taken to hospital for treatment after the incident, receiving 70 stitches.

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The lawsuit filed against Incident Productions claims: “In the course of shooting the scene, the director [Pascal Laugier] consistently told [Hickson] to pound harder on the glass with her fists. …

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