Viewers who remain for the Deadpool 2 credits may notice that the film is dedicated to Joi "SJ" Harris, the Stuntwoman who died when she shot a motorcycle stunt on Vancouver in August ] The Hollywood Reporter points out that the credits contain a dedication titled "In Memory of Sequana Harris".
Harris – known as the first African American professional street racer – served Zazie as Stunt Double Beetz, who joined the Deadpool Sequel as a happy superhero Domino. Deadpool 2 featured Harris & # 39; s first time in a movie Stuntwork. She died after losing control of her motorcycle and falling into a building.
A WorkSafeBC report from PEOPLE described the circumstances surrounding Harris' death: "During the first filming of the scene, the stunt driver continued. They drove past the planned breakpoint on the landing and continued on a second The motorcycle hit the concrete paving stone, the worker was thrown off the motorcycle and thrown through a glass window of a building. "
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Beetz, 26, expressed her sadness in social media during the summer.
"My heart has broken the last two days and I've been looking for what to say or do," the actress wrote on Instagram on August 17. I know that what I feel is nothing compared to that What your loved ones, friends and family feel. My heart and my love goes to her and everyone. The cast and crew send peace, healing and their deepest condolences.
Star Ryan Reynolds, 41, also spoke out on behalf of the cast and crew that day.
"Today we tragically lost a member of our group's crew while filming Deadpool," He shared in social media. "We are heartbroken, devastated … but realize that nothing can come close to the sadness and inexplicable pain that her family and loved ones have to feel right now. My heart pours out to her – along with every single person she has touched in this world, "wrote Reynolds last year.
Harris & # 39; friend and manager Porsche Taylor spoke to PEOPLE shortly after the accident and said: "SJ is a remarkable woman, it's hard to talk about her in the past tense. "
" She was simply fearless, and whatever she took to heart, she would achieve, "she added." She loved motorcycles, she loved racing, and she loved exercising an influence on the sport . "
Deadpool 2 is now in theaters.