Tim Burton injured during Miss Peregrine filming
Director Tim Burton sustained an unspecified minor injury while in England, where he’s currently filming Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiars, though production of his latest film won’t be delayed.
Burton, 56, is currently shooting the movie—based on the bestselling 2011 children’s novel by Ransom Riggs—in Blackpool, England. Though Burton did go to the hospital Monday for treatment of a minor injury (as originally reported by Metro, a British news site), his spokesperson clarified that the injury isn’t serious.
Shooting on Miss Peregrine began last week with stars Samuel L. Jackson and Dame Judi Dench. Actors Asa Butterfield (Ender’s Game), Eva Green (300: A Dame to Kill For), Allison Janney (The West Wing), Chris O’Dowd (St. Vincent) and Rupert Everett (An Ideal Husband) round out the film’s cast.
Miss Pergrine tracks the story of Jacob (Butterfield), a teen who follows a trail of mysterious clues that leads him to a spooky, deserted orphanage once run by the titular character (Green).
Burton is directing a script by Jane Goldman (Kingsman: The Secret Service). The 20th Century Fox production is currently scheduled for a March 2016 release.
Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children