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Sound mixer critical after fall on sets of Tom Hanks' film

IANS  |  Pennsylvania 

A 65-year-old sound is in critical condition after falling on the set of "You Are My Friend", starring veteran

He fell from a two storey building during the filming of the biopic.

Police told a news station that the man, who is from the area, was taking a smoke break on a balcony in between filming scenes when bystanders heard a noise and discovered he had fallen, reported variety.com.

He was taken to the hospital in serious condition, but after arriving his status worsened. Filming has been halted as the police investigated.

In the film, stars as Fred Rogers, while Matthew Rhys co-stars as a who became friends with Rogers. will also appear in the film as Rhys' character's father.

"Diary of a Teenage Girl" is helming the movie from a script by and

The film is inspired by a real-life friendship between Rogers and award-winning In the story, a cynical begrudgingly accepts an assignment to write a profile piece on the beloved icon and finds his perspective on life transformed.

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First Published: Fri, October 12 2018. 11:04 IST
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