On October 21, 2021, cinematographer Halyna Hutchins died on the set of rust when she was hit by a live cartridge contained in a prop revolver. Alec Baldwin, the production’s lead actor, was reportedly handling the gun during this tragic event, and earlier this month it was reported that this was the case 30 Rock Alum could be charged again for his role following a new investigation. Now previously unpublished video material from the rust A set was released showing Baldwin working on gun scenes a few days before Hutchins’ death.
In a series of videos shared by NBC News, Baldwin can be seen practicing firing blank cartridges and rehearsing a scene in which he uses the prop gun. At one point while he was doing the latter, the actor who is also one of them came rustHutchins, the executive producer of ‘s, expresses concern to an off-screen Hutchins about where she is while filming the scene, as he doesn’t want to shoot “at” her, but “close” to her . In another scene, Baldwin advises the cameraman to pursue him and his co-star on a gentler path because he doesn’t want them to break their “fucking necks.”
Days later, Halyna Hutchins was fatally shot and Joel Souza was injured by the same shot, leading to… rust filming was paused for about a year and a half; Cameras began rolling again in Montana last April and filming wrapped around the end of May. Alec Baldwin has repeatedly denied pulling the trigger on the prop gun, but in February 2023 both he and gunsmith Hannah Gutierrez-Reed were charged with involuntary manslaughter. Although charges against Baldwin were dropped the following April, Gutierrez-Reed, who pleaded not guilty in August, will go on trial next February.
However, as previously mentioned, Baldwin may not be out of the legal bounds just yet. New Mexico prosecutors are determined to re-charge him with manslaughter and were scheduled to convene a grand jury in the case today, but the judge has reportedly postponed that. These videos were among dozens that special investigators had requested in the spring but only received in October. The report said it was unclear how much of this footage special prosecutors Kari Morrisey and Jason Lewis had reviewed with their team, but the videos could be presented to the grand jury.
As far as rust Reportedly, the western film is about an outlaw who sets out to save his grandson after he is sentenced to death for accidental murder, and the two are then pursued by a US Marshal and a bounty hunter. Baldwin’s cast mates continued rust These include Patrick Scott McDermott, Travis Kimmel, Frances Fisher, Jake Busey, Josh Hopkins and Devon Werkheiser. McDermott and Hopkins replaced Brady Noon and Jensen Ackles, both of whom left the project when filming resumed, the latter due to scheduling conflicts.
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