Exclusive: There was an accident on the set of Disney+
’s upcoming comedy series Muppet Mayhem late Friday night when a crew truck crashed into a tree on the edge of a cliff near Griffith Observatory, sources tell Deadline. We hear no one was hurt but the time of the accident, around 11:30 Pm, is likely to raise again Hollywood’s decades-long issue of long hours on set. According to sources, Muppet Mayhem has been filming for a few weeks consisting of long days.
Location shoots are permitted by FilmLA
. The non-profit agency is supposed to be notified of all incidents that occur during exterior production on city streets or venues such as Griffith Park. FilmLA did not respond to request for comment from Deadline.
Developed and written by The Goldbergs creator Adam F. Goldberg
, Muppets veteran Bill Barretta
, and Jeff Yorkes
, the series follows The Electric Mayhem Band as