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‘The Rock’ won’t use real guns in films anymore

By Reuters
06 November 2021   |   7:49 am
Hollywood action star Dwayne Johnson on Wednesday said he would not use real guns in his movies anymore after a fatal shooting incident involving actor Alec Baldwin on a film set in New Mexico last month. Johnson, who was out in Los Angeles attending the world premiere of his new Netflix blockbuster, "Red Notice," with co-stars Ryan Reynolds and Gal Gadot, said films made by his production company, Seven Buck Productions, would "not use real guns ever again."

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