Today I ordered these prop guns. These aren’t the cheap Airsoft guns I was picking up off of Ebay, these are actual blank firing replica pistols that look, feel and fire real blanks. I have a few Airsoft versions of the P99 now and though they will work really well if they are a few feet from the camera, I am not so sure how they will look if you really get too close to them.
We have a few shots that are pretty close in mind of Joe holding the revolver, so I thought we needed something that looked pretty real. The same goes for the last scene between Rhoads and Joe, so I thought the p99 had to look real as well. I haven’t completely planned out the shot yet, but I was assuming there would be the extreme close up that sticks the barrel right up to the lens practically. I think Crevita’s Airsoft p99 will hold up fine since we probably wont get right up on it. The thing that gives them away is the seam that runs across the top of the Airsofts.
We will have them for future projects as well..so though they are a little pricey, I think will be good to have around.
This Sunday night we have the Table Read with the Glue cast so that will be a lot of fun…and I think Cornbread and Lindsey may come over Saturday so Shannie can do some FX make-up tests. I cant wait to see what she comes up with. It’s going to be great.