- Rez Cortez attended his late friend Eddie Garcia’s wake
- Cortez said that he was saddened by Garcia’s death, which was caused by an injury he sustained while filming an action scene
- The actor explained what could be done to prevent those kinds of accidents
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Rez Cortez was one of the celebrities who attended the wake of the legendary actor Eddie Garcia, who died after sustaining a severe neck injury while filming an action scene for an upcoming GMA-7 teleserye.
KAMI learned that Cortez discussed his friend’s death and how networks and production teams could prevent accidents while filming.
“Sana naman sa nangyari kay Eddie Garcia ay magkaroon na ng katuparan 'yung matagal na naming minimithi, na sana mabigyan na ng lunas 'yung matagal nang hinihingi ng mga manggagawa sa pelikulang Pilipino na maging ligtas, maging safe ang place of work.
“Sana magkaroon na ng ng safety officers sa set, mayroong mga medical team, may ambulance, may insurance, at among others, sana maregulate na ang working conditions ng mga taga-pelikula at telebisyon,” Cortez said.
The actor’s interview can be seen in this video by Rappler:
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KAMI reported earlier that Chiz Escudero’s eulogy at Garcia’s wake went viral online.
Eddie Garcia and Rez Cortez are celebrity friends who worked together in the indie film "Bwakaw." Many showbiz personalities attended the wake, including Vice Ganda, Vhong Navarro, Coco Martin, and Tirso Cruz III.
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