George Clooney criticizes ‘Rust’ producers for ‘skimping’ on production, not hiring a more experienced armorer

George Clooney calls the fatal shooting on the set of Rust "infuriating" and "insane." On the WTF With Marc Maron podcast, the Oscar-winning actor weighed in on last month's movie set disaster in which a gun discharged by Alec Baldwin shot and killed cinematographer Halyna Hutchins and injured director Joel Souza. Clooney said the deaths of actors Brandon Lee in 1993 and Jon-Erik Hexum in 1984 — who were both friends — made gun safety on the set of the utmost importance, so he's in disbelief over what transpired with Rust.

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