Kill Bill Stunt Coordinator Tells His Side of Uma Thurman Crash


Final week, Uma Thurman talked about being injured in a automobile accident on the set of Kill Invoice and alleged that Harvey Weinstein and CAA lined the accident up in a brand new interview. Thurman didn’t need to drive the automobile, however she was persuaded by Quentin Tarantino, who nonetheless claims that they did not suppose that the scene warranted a stunt driver. Now, Kill Invoice stunt coordinator Keith Adams is weighing in on the incident.

In accordance with Keith Adams, there have been no stunts deliberate for the day of Uma Thurman’s automobile accident on the set of Kill Invoice. In accordance with Adams, Tarantino hadn’t even “notified or consulted” the stunt group earlier than filming the scene. He had this to say.

“No stunts of any variety had been scheduled for the day of Ms. Thurman’s accident. All the stunt division was placed on maintain and nobody from the stunt division was referred to as to set. At no level was I notified or consulted about Ms. Thurman driving a automobile on digicam that day. Had I been concerned, I might have insisted not solely on placing an expert driver behind the wheel but in addition insuring that the automobile itself was road-worthy and protected.”

The accident left Uma Thurman with a severely injured neck together with knee accidents in addition to a concussion. The actress calls the choice to drive the automobile that day one of many “greatest regrets” of her life.

Kill Invoice director Quentin Tarantino talked concerning the incident earlier this week and maintains that he did not suppose the scene required a stunt driver. The director says that he thought it was simply driving and admits that he was a little bit irritated that Uma Thurman did not need to drive within the scene. Ultimately, Tarantino bought his approach and the accident occurred. He had this to say.

“None of us ever thought-about it a stunt. It was simply driving. None of us checked out it as a stunt. Perhaps we should always have, however we did not.”

Uma Thurman says that she was tipped off that the automobile, which was transformed from a 5-speed to an automated for the scene, was not protected. She then protested doing the scene, however Quentin Tarantino satisfied her by saying that the street was only a straight shot. Nevertheless, they modified the route on the final minute and Thurman claims that the street was not straight. She crashed the automobile right into a tree and suffered life altering accidents.

The unhealthy blood between Quentin Tarantino and Uma Thurman appears to have dissipated over time and the actress compares their relationship to that of a brother and sister. It appears that evidently the accident on the set of Kill Invoice might have been prevented had they utilized an expert stunt driver to finish the scene, nevertheless it’s all previously now. Apart from Uma Thurman’s broken knees and neck. You may learn extra about Kill Invoice‘s stunt coordinator’s ideas on the incident over at Vulture.

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