Blake Lively Suffers Injury on Set of 'The Rhythm Section' — Filming Suspended

"Filming has been temporarily suspended," Paramount Pictures confirmed to PEOPLE


Blake Lively sustained an injury while filming her new movie The Rhythm Section in Dublin, Ireland.

The film’s studio, Paramount Pictures, released a statement saying “filming has been temporarily suspended on The Rhythm Section as Blake Lively sustained an injury to her hand whilst shooting. Production will resume as soon as possible.”

PEOPLE has reached out to the actress’s representatives for more details.

On Sunday, Lively was spotted sporting a dramatically different hair color on set. In the film she plays Patrick, a woman who is forced to uncover the truth about her family’s deaths once she learns that the plane crash that killed them was not an accident. In order to solve the case, she has to adopt the identity of the assassin responsible for the killings.

The Rhythm Section is a modern adaptation of the first of British thriller writer Mark Burnell’s Stephanie Patrick series.

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In July, Lively expressed her excitement to be working on the project. “Yes. Yes. Yes!!! I couldn’t be more excited to be bringing this incredible and complex 🚺 hero to life. 🎥🎞 ,” she wrote on Instagram alongside an image of Burnell’s original novel.

The film also stars Jude Law and is set to be released in Feb. 22, 2019. It’s currently unclear if the injury will affect the release.

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