Ryan Reynolds mourns Deadpool 2 stuntwoman

SJ Harris and Porsche Taylor

Yesterday, the world learned the sad news of a stunt woman's death on the set of Deadpool 2 in Vancouver, Canada.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Harris was a NY native and was doing stunt work on her first movie when something went wrong after several successful takes.

Ms Harris described herself on her website as the "The first licensed African-American woman in US history to actively compete in AMA sanctioned motorcycle road racing events".

"Sisters on the track are few and far in between".

Witnesses told how the stunt woman appeared to "lose control" of the bike before driving off set at the Jack Poole Plaza earlier today.

Harris began riding in 2009 and received her race license in May 2013, CBC television reported. "I want to show them that there's more for them to be exposed to", Harris said. ("I'm) not quite scared, but it crosses my mind at times, but a racer can't let it stop us". Unfortunately, Harris was not wearing a helmet on set on Deadpool 2 as her character (Domino) doesn't wear one in the scene.

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He was expected back in mid-July and has been informed by the club that he must report for training but he is yet to return. But he has been pictured partying in Brazil instead of returning to the club's Cobham HQ and working on his fitness.

Harris' website also features videos of her dexterity and expertise as a motorcycle rider.

Harris, 40, died when she apparently lost control of her motorcycle and crashed through a plate glass window. I never met her, but I know she was a friend, a sister, a daughter and a mentor.

Deadline reveals that Harris was only hired for the film on Wednesday, after it became apparent that they needed a different stunt performer to portray Domino.

There's a time for everything and while Reynolds can't confirm anything just yet, the celebrity's response certainly hints at the potential use of time travel in Deadpool 2.

Deadpool 2, starring Ryan Reynolds, Morena Baccarin, and Josh Brolin, will be released in 2018.


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