Richie Jen injured on the job

Richie Jen (centre) stars in Bodies At Rest with Nick Cheung and Yang Zi.
Richie Jen (centre) stars in Bodies At Rest with Nick Cheung and Yang Zi. PHOTO: GOLDEN VILLAGE PICTURES

The Taiwanese actor tore a tendon in his left leg kicking down a door in his latest film Bodies At Rest and ended up on crutches

Taiwanese actor Richie Jen went all out for his latest film Bodies At Rest.

The 53-year-old actor tore a tendon in his left leg on the set of the action thriller, helmed by Die Hard 2 director Renny Harlin, while kicking down a door in one scene.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on August 26, 2019, with the headline 'Richie Jen injured on the job'. Print Edition | Subscribe