“There is nothing we can do to bring her mother back”: Alec Baldwin on the filming of the movie Rust
Tea the actor is one of three cast and crew members facing charges in the accidental shootingNew Mexico prosecutors announced Thursday.
The first assistant director in OxideDavid Halls, has agreed to plead guilty to negligent use of a deadly weapon.
Meanwhile, the film’s gunsmith, Hannah Gutierrez Reed, has also been charged with manslaughter.
Baldwin’s attorney responded to the news in a statement to the independentsaying: “This decision misrepresents the tragic death of Halyna Hutchins and represents a terrible miscarriage of justice.”
Luke Nikas said they intend to “fight” the charges and “win.”
The decision comes more than 15 months after the fatal shooting in October 2021, which occurred when a prop gun held by Baldwin went off on set. A single bullet struck director Joel Souza in the shoulder before fatally wounding cackling on the chest.
Baldwin has repeatedly denied any wrongdoing, maintaining that he was told the gun was “cold,” meaning it had no live ammunition and never pulled the trigger.
Halyna Hutchins’ last words after being shot on the set of Alec Baldwin’s Rust
Ms. Hutchins, the western film’s cinematographer, died on October 21, 2021 after Mr. Baldwin discharged a firearm while practicing a draw technique on set in New Mexico.
Seconds after she was struck, Ms. Hutchins yelled at a boom operator: “That was not good. That didn’t help at all,” according to a Los Angeles Times report based on interviews with 14 crew members.
Bevan HurleyJanuary 20, 2023 02:00
Alec Baldwin tweets about the death of David Crosby hours after being charged in the Rust shooting
The 64-year-old is one of three cast and crew members facing charges in the October 2021 accidental shooting.
Graeme Massie20 January 2023 01:15
A timeline of Alec and Hilaria Baldwin’s relationship
After marrying in 2012, the couple quickly expanded their family and recently welcomed their seventh child in september. They have spoken candidly about different aspects of their marriage, including their 26-year age difference.
Late last year, the couple also addressed the struggle they’ve faced since the accidental shooting on the set of Alec’s movie, Oxide. In October 2021, Alec used a prop gun and fired a bullet; the result fatally wounded the film’s cinematographer halyna hutchins and injured director joel soza.
the independents Amber Raiken has more.
Bevan HurleyJanuary 20, 2023 00:40
What the charges against Alec Baldwin mean and what’s next
the independents Clémence Michallon writes that the charges brought against Alec Baldwin could mark the “beginning of a long legal saga”.
Bevan HurleyJanuary 20, 2023 00:10
Former prosecutors and lawyers respond to ‘bold’ and ‘aggressive’ charges
the independent‘s Graeme Massie spoke to former prosecutors and lawyers about his thoughts on the charges brought against Alec Baldwin.
Bevan HurleyJanuary 19, 2023 10:39 PM
Who was Halyna Hutchins?
In light of the news that Alec Baldwin will be charged with manslaughter, family and friends of Halyna Hutchins have reminisced about her life and career.
Annabel NugentJanuary 19, 2023 9:54 PM
The father of the camerawoman killed on the set of a 2014 film speaks to The Independent
The father of Sarah Jones, a camerawoman who was murdered on the set of the 2014 film. midnight travelertalk to the independentIt’s Bevan Hurley.
Richard Jones and his wife Elizabeth formed the Safety for Sarah non-profit to educate young filmmakers on the importance of following the correct protocols on set, with the mantra: “Never forget, never again.”
jones said the independent that the shooting of Halyna Hutchins had resurfaced the grief she felt after her daughter’s death.
“There must be accountability for this tragedy, and I am glad to see that work is being done to hold people accountable,” he said. The independent.
“Clearly, like the death of my daughter Sarah, there is a chain of events that occurred. If any of those professionals had done his job well, he would have prevented this tragedy.
Annabel Nugent19 January 2023 21:30
Donald Trump Jr has come under fire, again, for his comments on the shooting.
Donald Trump Jr has been criticized for his “hateful” response to the news that Alec Baldwin is being charged with manslaughter.
The son of the former US president was one of the first public figures to comment on the charges announced on Thursday (January 19).
It is not the first time he has publicly commented on the fatal shooting of Halyna Hutchins in a manner that has been called “insensitive”.
After the 2021 shooting, Trump Jr sold T-shirts that read: “Guns don’t kill people. Alec Baldwin kills people.”
the independent‘s Holly Baxter looks at Trump Jr’s earlier comments on the incident.
Annabel NugentJanuary 19, 2023 9:15 PM
Halyna Hutchins’ husband previously said he felt ‘anger’ towards Alec Baldwin
In February 2022, Halyna Hutchins’ husband said he felt “angry” to see the actor speak about his wife’s death “so publicly”.
“It angered me to see him speak about her death so publicly in such detail, and then not accept responsibility after he described killing her,” Matt Hutchins said in the interview. Today show last year.
“The idea that the person holding the gun and causing it to go off is not a representative is absurd to me.”
Annabel Nugent19 January 2023 21:00
Halyna Hutchins’ husband says charges are a ‘comfort to family’
In a statement issued after the announcement of the charges, Matt Hutchins said: “We support the charges, will fully cooperate with this prosecution, and fervently hope that the justice system will work to protect the public and hold accountable those who break the law.”
Annabel NugentJanuary 19, 2023 20:42