Prison Break star Dominic Purcell suffered a broken nose and a head injury this week when a piece of iron from the set fell on him while filming in Morocco. The good news is that he's expected to make a full recovery and will return to the show as soon as he's able.
He shared some photos of his injuries on Instagram with a message to fans, writing, "Had a little accident on set. Haha ! Back at work asap. Pays to have a thick skull when an iron bar falls on your head!! busting it open severely also broke my nose in two places. Haha. I got a free nose job out of it...... Stoked to be alive."
I'm good. #thanksforsupport ... Had a little accident on set. Haha ! Back at work asap. Pays to have a thick skull when an iron bar falls on your #head!! busting it open severely also broke my nose in two places. Haha. I got a free nose job out of it...... Stoked to be alive. All good. #chill. Oh. I didn't get knocked out took a knee. Ha!! Doc said I have an unusually tough tissue fiber that's what saved me apparently. Thank god for my #Viking heritage hahaha !!!!
So what do u do when you escape the #grimreaper and lose 12 pounds in the desert? Well life goes on with or without. I wish I could say I discovered something profound out of my near miss. Ummmmm nothing yet just a broken nose and a hundred stitches in my head. So just Get going and see what the f......k happens I guess. 👍💪 Phot credit: @rachid_fikri
According to Deadline, shooting was not affected and the production is still on schedule. Purcell will film his missed Morocco scenes on a green screen once the production returns to its soundstage in Vancouver. Prison Break will return as a limited series in spring 2017.
Best wishes for a speedy recovery, Dominic!