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    • DellwoodBarker6 months ago

      "What I don't understand in this instance is how two people have been injured, one tragically killed, in the same event."

      Others working in film wondered why, at a time when gun effects can be cheaply added using computers, blanks are still being used at all.

      "There's no reason to have guns loaded with blanks or anything on set anymore. Should just be fully outlawed," tweeted Craig Zobel, an actor and director whose credits include Westworld and Mare of Easttown.

      "Prop guns are guns," TV writer David Slack tweeted. "Blanks have real gunpowder in them. They can injure or kill - and they have. If you're ever on a set where prop guns are treated without proper caution and safe handling, walk away.

      "No show or shot is worth risking people's lives," he added.

      Incredibly tragic in our state.