Shia LaBeouf suffered injuries on the head and his hand on the set of American Honey, his rep confirmed.
“As protocol, production sought out medical attention and Shia received stitches on his hand and for a laceration on his head,” stated Melissa Kates.
American Honey is a story about a gal who’s got nothing to lose in life and decides to become a part of a traveling crew that sells magazines. The plot takes them to a lot of partying and law-breaking adventures, with love eventually blossoming among the young people.
The film stars Shia LaBeouf, McCaul Lombardi and Arielle Holmes.
LaBeouf sustained the injuries while doing a scene where he had to put his head through a window made of glass.
His head and finger received 20 stitches and 12 staples.
But, he’ll be coming back to the set soon.
Shia LaBeouf is the only child of Shayna (Saide) and Jeffrey Craig LaBeouf, born in Los Angeles, California.
His father is of Cajun ancestry while his mother belongs to an Ashkenazi Jewish family.
Shia’s career started by his doing stand-up comedy in coffee clubs within their neighborhood.
He was later inspired to become an actor by a friend from Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman. That was in 1993. Shia took the courage to find an agent, did stand-up routines, and auditions until he got his break. He gained popularity in the Disney Channel tv series, Even Stevens, playing the smart-alecky character of Louis Stevens. He was able to win aDaytime Emmy Award because of that Disney role. His famous movie role is as Sam Witwicky, in the first 3 sequels of the Transformers. All of the Transformers movies, which featured the original voice of Optimus Prime, were great hits.