Alec Baldwin indictment – the latest: The actor continues filming Rust after manslaughter charges

‘There’s nothing we can do to bring his mom back’: Alec Baldwin on the set of Rust

Alec Baldwin will continue to shoot Rust Where he faces charges of manslaughter in the immediate shoot of a cinematographer Helena Hutchins.

Melina Spadoni, a lawyer for Western productions, confirmed the news on Friday CNNadding that the “designated safety supervisors and members of the union staff… will forbid any use of work weapons or any ammunition.”

Mr. Baldwin New Mexico prosecutors announced Thursday that he is one of three cast and crew members facing accidental shooting charges. Armorer Hannah Gutierrez Reid has also been charged with manslaughter, while Senior Assistant Director David Holes has agreed to plead guilty to negligent use of a deadly weapon.

said a person familiar with the film before New York times that Baldwin will continue to star in the film and Joel Sousa, who was injured in the shooting, will return as director.

Thursday’s decision comes more than 15 months after the fatal shooting in October 2021, when Baldwin fired a gun in his place. One bullet hits Souza in the shoulder before fatally hitting him Hutchins in the chest.

Baldwin has repeatedly denied any wrongdoing and maintains that he was told the gun was “cold”.


ICYMI: Piers Morgan accuses Alec Baldwin of ‘Hollywood arrogance’ amid Rust shooting charges

Broadcaster and columnist Piers Morgan weighs in Rust The shooting took place Thursday, after news broke that Alec Baldwin would face a manslaughter charge.

on his talk show, Piers Morgan UncensoredMorgan appeared to welcome the charges against the actor.

“There was no doubt that it was an accident, but Helena Hutchins died, leaving behind a grieving husband and a young child and the person holding the gun that fired and killed her was Alec Baldwin,” Morgan said.

“He who did it, put a shot into the body of his female co-worker and took her life. No one else’s hand was anywhere near the gun.”

The full story, by Annabelle Nugent, is below:

Nicole FasselJanuary 22, 2023 22:40


Who else was injured in the accident that occurred on the set?

Director Joel Sousa was also impressed by The Gun Alec Baldwin Shot On Rust he sat.

He was hospitalized with a gunshot wound in October 2021 and released shortly after.

According to a source familiar with the film speaking to him New York timesSouza will return to the film as director, while Baldwin will also resume his lead role.

Joel Souza and Alec Baldwin

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Nicole FasselJanuary 22, 2023 21:40


Who Was Accused After Helena Hutchins’ Death On The Set Of “Rust”?

Three people are facing manslaughter charges over the death of director of photography Helena Hutchins on the set of the Western movie, Rust.

It was announced Thursday that Alec Baldwin will face two counts of manslaughter after unloading the gun that shot Hutchins, while he was practicing the gun-pulling technique.

The film’s creator, Hana Gutierrez Reed, also faces the same charges.

David Holes, first assistant director for Rustto plead guilty to a charge of negligence in the use of a deadly weapon.

Each charge carries a prison sentence of up to 18 months.

Nicole FasselJanuary 22, 2023 20:40


ICYMI: Mickey Rourke Says There’s ‘No Way in Hell’ Alec Baldwin Should Be Charged for Shooting Rust

Mickey Rourke responded to fellow Hollywood star Alec Baldwin’s accusation shortly after the news broke Thursday.

Baldwin and two others Rust Crew members have been charged following the death of the film’s director of photography, Helena Hutchins, in 2021.

Rourke spoke out against the manslaughter charges, claiming that “there is no way in hell that actor Alec Baldwin should be charged with any negligence whatsoever.”

The full story of The IndependentLewis Chilton, below:

Nicole FasselJanuary 22, 2023 19:40


What were the last words of Helena Hutchins?

The last words spoken by Helena Hutchins were revealed in the moments after she was shot.

Ms. Hutchins, director of photography for the western Rust He died on October 21, 2021 after being shot with a gun carried by actor Alec Baldwin, which was believed to be filled with dummy bullets instead of gunpowder and shell.

Seconds after being hit, Hutchins yelled to the boom operator: “That was no good. That was no good at all,” according to a Los Angeles Times Report based on interviews with 14 crew members.

Find out more in the story below:

Nicole FasselJanuary 22, 2023 18:40


What legal experts say about Alec Baldwin’s “bold” indictment

decision of New Mexico authorities to file manslaughter charges against them Alec Baldwin for the killer Rust shooting Helena Hutchins It has been described as “bold” and “aggressive” by legal experts.

While Baldwin faces two counts of manslaughter, Hana Gutierrez Reed, the creator of the film, is also expected to be charged with two counts of manslaughter during the shooting.

The charges against Baldwin carry a maximum sentence of 18 months.

Nicole FasselJanuary 22, 2023 17:40


Attorneys say Alec Baldwin will “fight” the first-degree murder charges

Alec Baldwin’s lawyers considered the actor’s manslaughter a “miscarriage of justice.”

In a statement to The IndependentAttorney Luke Nicas said: “This decision distorts the tragic death of Helena Hutchins and represents a terrible miscarriage of justice.

“Mr. Baldwin had no reason to believe there was a live bullet in the gun—or anywhere on set. He relied on the professionals he was working with, who assured him that the gun had no live rounds. We will fight these charges, and we will win.”

The full story of The IndependentGraeme Massey here:

Nicole FasselJanuary 22, 2023 16:40


ICYMI: Halyna Hutchins’ family responds to murder charges

On Thursday (January 19), Helena Hutchins’ family released a statement in response to the news that Alec Baldwin and others will be charged with involuntary manslaughter for her death.

Hutchins, 42, was photographed by Mr. Baldwin, who was starring in and producing the film, during a rehearsal inside the church on set Oct. 21, 2021.

In a letter delivered through Attorney Brian Banish, the family thanked the Sheriff of Santa Fe and the District Attorney “for completing their thorough investigation and determining that manslaughter charges are justified in the murder of Helena Hutchins with willful disregard for human life.”

They later added that the advertisement is “a relief for the family.”

The IndependentFull Story of Graeme Massie:

Nicole FasselJanuary 22, 2023 15:40


THE VOICES: The controversy over Alec Baldwin and Rust seriously misses the point about gun safety

“It is completely understandable that cinematographer Helena Hutchins’ family would welcome the charges against Alec Baldwin,” Andrew Buncombe writes for The Independent.

But America’s true Wild West isn’t movie sets from Westerns. They are our schools, our streets, our shops and our places of worship.

Andrea BlancoJanuary 22, 2023 14:40


Alec Baldwin will finish portraying Rust as a main star despite the manslaughter charges

Rust Production lawyer Melina Spadoni said CNN on Friday that “designated safety supervisors and members of the union crew … will prevent any use of work weapons or any ammunition,” just a day after New Mexico prosecutors announced charges against three of the original film crew.

The Independent He has the story:

Andrea BlancoJanuary 22, 2023 13:40

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