• Alec Baldwin Fatally Shot a Crew Member With a Prop Gun-Here's Why They're Just as Dangerous

    1 month ago - By StyleCaster

    After a tragic incident involving Alec Baldwin and a prop gun resulted in the death of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins, many are beginning to ask questions about the dangers of prop guns on film sets. How can something called a “prop gun” be deadly? What's the difference between a prop gun and a real gun? And, if the gun was filled with blanks, how does someone end up being killed without a bullet?
    These are all fair questions, especially for anyone who previously thought prop guns were harmless or “fake” versions of real guns to be used on movie sets. But Baldwin's incident makes it clear...
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  • Prop gun deaths that haunt Hollywood: Jon-Erik Hexum and Brandon Lee

    Prop gun deaths that haunt Hollywood: Jon-Erik Hexum and Brandon Lee

    1 month ago - By New York Post

    Before the Alec Baldwin incident came the deaths of Jon-Erik Hexum and Brandon Lee. Both are still referenced frequently in Tinseltown, particularly by prop experts who train actors on how to safely handle weapons during production.
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