Things got pretty dangerous when Chris Pratt was shooting The Magnificent Seven.

"I almost got killed by a horse," the actor tells me.


"There was an explosion and the stuntman fell off the horse and they thought the horse was going to go over...towards its handler, but the explosion freaked him out and he just ran straight at me and peeled off and went right past me," Pratt said.

Chris Pratt, Magnificent Seven

Courtesy Sony Pictures

Despite being startled, the incident actually made it into the movie because Pratt stayed in character.

"Thank God none of us got seriously [injured]," Pratt said.

Although most of the cast agreed that Haley Bennett was probably the best when it came to handling a rifle, she admitted at least one mishap with her gun. "My bullets flew up and fell into my cleavage," she said.


"They burn you. You could just smell the flesh burning," Bennett said. "When I was riding the horses, I would get chaffing. We had mosquito bites and my hands were raw from the reigns and my legs were raw from the stirrups because I was wearing a dress."

The Antoine Fuqua-directed Magnificent Seven is remake of the 1960 movie of the same name. Rounding out the cast this time around are Denzel Washington, Ethan Hawke, Vincent D'Onofrio, Byung-hun Lee, Manuel Garcia Rulfo, Martin Sensmeier, Peter Sarsgaard, Luke Grimes and Matt Bomer.

The movie is in theaters now.

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