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After his friend and colleague Alec Baldwin fired a prop gun that killed a female cinematographer on a film set last month, lHollywood star Dwayne rock Johnson he promised never to use real weapons in his movies again.
Johnson said he was ‘heartbroken’ to learn of Halyna Hutchins’ death in Baldwin’s film rustand that the tragedy made him rethink the use of firearms during filming through his company Seven Bucks Productions.
“We have lost a life“said the popular 49-year-old actor late Wednesday at the premiere of his new Netflix movie, the comedy Red Noticeaccording to Variety magazine.
“I can’t speak for anyone else, but I can tell you, without any lack of clarity, that in any film that we have going forward with Seven Bucks Productions -any movie, any TV show or anything we do or produce- we will not use real weapons at allJohnson added.
Your production company will instead use rubber band guns and add any necessary firearm effects in post production. “We won’t worry about what it costs,” she said.
hutchins He died last month on a movie set in New Mexico when Baldwin’s prop gun went off. The bullet hit her and the director Joel Sousa, who was hospitalized and released.
Baldwin was issued a firearm marked “cold gun,” which is an industry term for a prop that is considered safe for use.
Johnson, a longtime friend of Baldwin’s, said that believed that the time had come to make changes in the industry.
“As we move forward, I think there are new protocols and new security measures that we should take, especially after what has happened.he said. “It sucks that it had to happen this way for us to wake up.”