Gun handler on Alec Baldwin film was new to job -- and ‘nervous’ before cinematographer's death
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The crew member tasked with handling weapons on the set of Alec Baldwin’s new movie, where cinematographer Halyna Hutchins was killed, was new to the gig and doubted her capabilities. Hannah Reed, whose dad is stuntman and armorer Thell Reed, spoke last month on the “Voices of the West” podcast, about her hesitancy taking on her first role as head armorer on Nicolas Cage’s forthcoming first Western, “The Old Way.” “I was really nervous about it at first, and I almost didn’t take the job because I wasn’t sure if I was ready,” Reed said. “But doing it, it went really smoothly.” Reed also spoke a...