Joi 'S.J.' Harris died on set earlier this year

By Christian Holub
October 20, 2017 at 11:49 AM EDT

“We had somebody pass away on Deadpool 2 and it was an absolute freak accident,” Brolin said. “The woman was such a wonderful woman … it wasn’t even a stunt, it was a freak accident. It was a terrible thing that happened. Was it a nano-decision that she made in order to save the bike and this, you know what I mean? You could look into it all [these ways], but sometimes things just happen that are tragic.”

In an interview with EW earlier this year, Brolin also discussed the accident, saying that he, co-star Ryan Reynolds, and the rest of the Deadpool 2 team were “still reeling” from Harris’ death.

Deadpool 2 is due to hit theaters June 1, 2018. Brolin will also be starring in Only the Brave, the true story of the Granite Mountain Hotshots, which opens this weekend.

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