Cinematography.com has posted an article reporting an accident from the set of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Tim Burtonis remake of Roald Dahlis classic childrenis book. A camera lens accidentally plunged into a vat of chocolate and was destroyed. From the article:
The remake of "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" experienced a delay on Wednesday when a worker dropped a $540,000 camera lens in a vat of chocolate. The technician had failed to properly secure his wire-held camera, and watched aghast as it plunged into the 3-feet-deep tank.
One source on the English set says, "When the camera fell it was like a slap-stick scene straight from the movie.
You can read the full article at the Cinematography.comWeb site.