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    ABC’s ‘The Rookie’ Bans “Live” Gunfire On Set In Wake Of Fatal ‘Rust’ Shooting

    After Thursday’s fatal shooting on the sets of alec baldwin‘s War, abc‘s rookie Later on, “live” guns are banned on the sets. showrunner alexey holly The new policy was announced on Friday in a memorandum to employees, previously obtained by THR. Deadline has confirmed that Hawley wrote the memo and that the policy is enforced by producers Entertainment One and ABC Signature.

    “As of today, The Rookie now has a policy that all bullets on set shall be air soft guns with CG muzzle flashes,” Hawley wrote. “There will be no more ‘live’ weapons on the show. The safety of our cast and crew is very important. Any risk is too much risk.”

    Airsoft guns are replica toy guns used in airsoft sports.

    The entertainment industry is turning upside down after the tragic shooting Thursday on the New Mexico set of an indie western War. Director of Photography Helena Hutchins is killed and injured by the discharge of a prop gun held by director Joel Souza Baldwin.

    Baldwin told TODAY for the first time since the shooting, “there are no words to express my shock and sadness” over the tragedy. Baldwin is cooperating with Santa Fe officials in the investigation. No charges have been filed.

    rookie, Produced by Entertainment One and ABC Signature, Nathan Fillion as John Nolan, the oldest rookie in the Los Angeles Police Department. Macia Cox, Alyssa Diaz, Richard T. Jones, Titus Makin, Melissa O’Neill and Eric Winter also star.

    You can read the full Holi memo below.

    The tragic events that took place in New Mexico yesterday have left us all stunned, and our hearts go out to the friends and family of Helena Hutchins and Joel Souza.

    As of today, The Rookie now has a policy that all bullets on set will be air soft guns with CG muzzle flashes. There will be no more “live” weapons in the show. The safety of our cast and crew is very important. Any risk is too much risk.

    As always, if you ever feel unsafe or see something that concerns you, please don’t hesitate to report it.

    My door is always open.

    alexey holly

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