As Domino, Zazie Beetz has seen many action scenes in "Deadpool 2" that honor Beetz's late stunt double, Sequana Harris. (Joe Lederer / Twentieth Century Fox / AP)
AS ONE watches the fast-paced car chases in the new "Deadpool 2", in which the character Domino (played by Zazie Beetz) relies on her To overcome the violent chaos around her is the memory of Sequana "SJ" Harris.
Harris, a professional street runner and stunt woman, was disguised as a domino in August when she was killed during a motorcycle ride during a scene in Vancouver, BC
The crew of "Deadpool 2" publicly mourned for Harris's death, and Beetz wrote on Instagram that "the actors and the crew are sending peace, healing and their deepest condolences"
Well, during the credits after the movie, which opened on Friday, viewers will see the movie "in memory of Sequana Harris ", who also went from Joi.
Amidst the fictitious fatalities in Deadpool 2, the Harris Credit is a clear reminder of the reality. Mortal danger exists in these blockbuster action films, even in the era of big-budget CGI.
After Harris's death, the production was discontinued for several days and the cast had a memorial for her.
Ryan Reynolds, the movie's title star, posted an opinion on Twitter at the time, saying, "We are heartbroken, devastated … but noticing anything can close you to grief and inexplicable pain come who need to feel their family and loved ones at this moment. "
And director David Leitch said in August," No words can express how I and the rest of Deadpool 2 crew feel about this tragedy . "
Josh Brolin, who plays Cable in the movie, told the Associated Press in October the "freak" affair at Jack's Poole Plaza in Vancouver "was not even a trick." He called Harris "a wonderful woman."
"Deadpool 2" was the only film Harris worked on as a stunt performer. She is remembered by many for a racing career that began in 2013, when she became the first African American woman to be admitted to the American Motorcyclist Association competition. Her first race in the Championship Cup Series was in 2014.
She told Black Girls Ride in 2015: "I'm everything people in this sport have never seen, sisters on the track are rare, I want to show them that there is more to give them. "
When Harris died, Beetz called the street racer" one of our own. "
The dedication of the film to Harris expresses this feeling
Correction: An earlier version of this post refers to Josh Brolin as John Brolin .
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