Eddie Redmayne feared for his life during on-set balloon crash landing

Cape Town - Eddie Redmayne has shared how he and Felicity Jones’ lives flashed before their eyes on set of their new movie The Aeronauts, when the hot air balloon they were acting in crash landed in a forest.

The film, which is set in 1862, follows wealthy young widow Amelia Wren (Jones) and ambitious scientist James Glaisher (Redmayne) as they mount a balloon expedition to fly higher than anyone in history.