Kudos no idle stunt

Bay, Statham fete action heroes at Taurus Awards

HOLLYWOOD — Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger was among the action thesps honoring those that give them a superhuman persona at Sunday’s Taurus World Stunt Awards.

“OC” thesp Adam Brody joked about his unlikely presence at the event, while Jason Statham noted he’d like to do more stunts but insurance prevents him from doing so.

However, helmer Michael Bay pointed out that action stars don’t always have the expertise to do the stunts that their characters demand.

“A lot of the actors couldn’t do what movie audiences want them to do if they didn’t have stunt men and women,” Bay said.

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