Film Star Anthony Anderson Rushed to Emergency Room After Movie Set Altercation in Cape Town

CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA – Anthony Anderson, the star of “Black-ish,” found himself in the emergency room after a fight on a movie set landed him in the hospital. The 53-year-old actor shared a video from his hospital bed on Instagram, showing him smiling and giving a peace sign.

In the video, Anderson revealed that he had spent the night in the emergency room due to a movie set fight gone wrong. He joked about fighting two goons and a chair, ultimately ending up with a deep contusion but no fractures or broken bones.

While Anderson did not specify which movie he was filming, his location tag indicated that he was in Cape Town, South Africa, where his upcoming movie “G20” was scheduled to be filmed. The movie also stars Viola Davis, Anthony Starr, and Clark Gregg, portraying an action thriller about a terrorist strike at the annual G20 summit, with Davis playing the fictional US President, Taylor Sutton.

Although the nature of Anderson’s role in the movie remains undisclosed, the actor has recently been involved in other projects such as hosting a Euro-trip travel show with his mom for “E!” called “Trippin’ with Anthony Anderson and Mama Doris.” He also co-hosts the A&E series “Kings of BBQ” with Cedric the Entertainer.

The actor, last seen hosting the 2024 Emmys with a delightful opening that paid homage to older shows, is known for his engaging and jovial presence. He brings a distinct energy to his projects, making him a well-loved figure in the entertainment industry.

After his hospital update, Anderson humorously shared a photo of the chair that caused his injuries, vowing to take revenge on it. Despite the mishap, Anderson’s upbeat attitude and positive outlook have been evident throughout his journey to recovery.