Gyllenhaal gets stitches after movie scene

LOS ANGELES – Jake Gyllenhaal needed stitches after shooting an intense scene for his new film, “Nightcrawler.”

Mara Buxbaum said Gyllenhaal was in character Wednesday when he hit a mirror, which unexpectedly broke and cut his hand. She said it was “badly cut up” and required “numerous stitches.”

“Nightcrawler” is a crime drama also starring Rene Russo and Bill Paxton. The film is set for release next year.