Captain Craig wrote:
I'm sure it was a stunt he felt he could execute with no problem. Probably even rehearsed it successfully a few times before the accident happened.
The piece seems to indicate it's minor enough.
It was serious enough to delay filming for a while.
I really wish that RDJ had used a stuntman. He is the lead actor and the last thing this movie needs is for him to break a leg and delay this entire movie for several months. That's what the stuntmen are there for, doing things that might be dangerous.
Now that this has happened, hopefully they'll be much more reluctant to let him to risk himself like that.