Oscar winner injured in Berlin film production

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1 September 2004 , BERLIN - Oscar-winning South African actress Charlize Theron was convalescing Wednesday from what were termed "relatively minor injuries" sustained during a stunt while shooting her new Paramount film "Aeon Flux" in Germany. A Babelsberg studio spokeswoman said filming has been halted indefinitely pending her full recovery. Unconfirmed reports said the delay will throw the film several weeks behind schedule. No details of the injury were released, but the spokeswoman said "no bones were

1 September 2004

BERLIN - Oscar-winning South African actress Charlize Theron was convalescing Wednesday from what were termed "relatively minor injuries" sustained during a stunt while shooting her new Paramount film "Aeon Flux" in Germany.

A Babelsberg studio spokeswoman said filming has been halted indefinitely pending her full recovery. Unconfirmed reports said the delay will throw the film several weeks behind schedule.

No details of the injury were released, but the spokeswoman said "no bones were broken". She reportedly was hurt during shooting of a wire-hanging action sequence.

Theron, 29, who won an Academy Award as best actress in "Monster", stars in "Aeon Flux" a futuristic apocalyptic tale based on animated shorts by Peter Chung which appeared on MTV.

DPA

Subject: German news

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