Wood injures herself on set

January 20th, 2009 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS  

London, Jan 20 (IANS) Actress Evan Rachel Wood had to go to the hospital when she cut her hand on the set of “The Wrestler”.Contactmusic.com reports that the director Darren Aronofsky instead offered to superglue the wound himself so that there wouldn’t be a delay in the shoot.

Wood slashed her hand open in a violent scene.

She said: “I cut my finger throwing something at him (Rourke). I squeezed a can and sliced my finger open in the middle of the scene. I’m covered in blood and (Aronofsky) the director’s going, ‘Use it! Look at your hand! Keep going! Let’s take some photos of that blood make sure ours is authentic.’ (He’s) Not like, ‘Are you OK?’ He said, ‘So we can call an ambulance, but we don’t have a lot of time. We can superglue it.’”

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