Angela Bassett visited The Late Show With Stephen Colbert, where she revealed a frightening side effect of shooting multiple days on the Warrior Falls set of Black Panther. It was so bad, in fact, that one star found himself in the emergency room.
The film was shot primarily in Atlanta, with the waterfall set outdoors. Bassett said that after a couple of days all the actors started having eye problems.
They thought is was a result of chlorine in the water, but production claimed that the pH balance was perfect. Ultimately, they realized that all the actors were getting sunburned eyes.
Bassett said it was particularly hard on David Kaluuya. “He had to go to the emergency room.” she said. “You know, blood on the pillow. I mean, it was just the worst.”
Everyone on set was then ordered to wear sunglasses. Every time director Ryan Coogler yelled “Cut!” the entire cast would put their shades on.
Watch as O.J. Simpson gives ‘hypothetical’ confession to 1994 murders:
Read more from Yahoo Entertainment:
- Tom Brady chugs beer like a champion on ‘The Late Show’
- Katy Perry takes a tumble and flashes fellow ‘American Idol’ judges
- ‘A Wrinkle in Time’ cast surprises moviegoers with a live reenactment