'Harry Potter' stunt double who was injured in a set accident tells his story in a new HBO documentary.
Actor in a "Harry Potter" movie In a forthcoming documentary, David Holmes discusses the events leading up to his paralysis.
The HBO original film "David Holmes: The Boy Who Lived," which is scheduled to air next month,
will feature behind-the-scenes video and interviews with coworkers, friends, and loved ones, according to Variety.
According to HBO, the coming-of-age drama centers on gifted young gymnast David Holmes from Essex, England, who was selected to serve as Radcliffe's stunt double for the first "Harry Potter" movie.
Until an incident on the set of "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1," the penultimate film in the saga,
left Holmes "paralyzed with a debilitating spinal injury, turning his world upside down," Variety stated, Holmes continued to serve as Radcliffe's stunt double.
Those closest to him, who came together to support Holmes and his family in their hour of need,
became David's greatest source of strength and inspiration, according to HBO material provided with Variety.