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Alec Baldwin News – Live: Actor Will Continue Filming Rust After Manslaughter Charges

“There is nothing we can do to bring her mother back”: Alec Baldwin on the filming of the movie Rust

Alec Baldwin will continue filming Oxide while facing manslaughter charges in the on-set shooting of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins.

Melina Spadone, an attorney for the western’s production, confirmed the news to CNN on Friday, adding that “set security supervisors and union crew members … will prohibit any use of work weapons or any ammunition.”

Baldwin is one of three cast and crew members facing charges in the accidental shooting, New Mexico prosecutors announced Thursday. Gunsmith Hannah Gutierrez Reed was also charged with manslaughter, while first assistant director David Halls agreed to plead guilty to negligent use of a deadly weapon.

A person with knowledge of the film had previously told him The New York Times that Baldwin would remain the lead in the film and that Joel Souza, who was injured in the shooting, will return as director.

Thursday’s decision comes more than 15 months after the fatal October 2021 shooting, when a gun held by Baldwin went off on set. A single bullet hit Souza in the shoulder before fatally wounding Hutchins in the chest.

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

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ICYMI: Halyna Hutchins’ husband says Alec Baldwin shooting charges are ‘comfort’

Cinematographer Halyna Hutchins’ husband welcomed the manslaughter charges brought against Alec Baldwin, calling it “a comfort to the family.”

New Mexico authorities have announced that Mr. Baldwin and other members of the production team for the western Oxide will be prosecuted for Hutchins’ death on set in October 2021.

“We want to thank the Santa Fe Sheriff and District Attorney for concluding their thorough investigation and determining that the manslaughter charges are justified by the murder of Halyna Hutchins with knowing disregard for human life.” Hutchins’ family said through attorney Brian Panish.

The independent’s Graeme Massie has the story:

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VOICES: Alec Baldwin has been charged with shooting Halyna Hutchins, and Don Jr has something to say

“Immediately after the death of Halyna Hutchins, back in 2021, Don Jr could be found selling t-shirts on his website trying to satirise the accident (I say “trying” because it wasn’t funny, and it was too). technically not satire)”, The Independent’s Holly Baxter writes.

Now that Alec Baldwin has been charged with the shooting, Don Jr. has something to say, too.

However, when the latest school shooting hits the news, most [extreme pro-gun Republicans] at least have the decency to offer redundant “thoughts and prayers.” That Halyna Hutchins wasn’t even worth that to Donald Jr. says all we need to know about the ruthless apathy that lies beneath.”

andrea white21 January 2023 19:10

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What legal experts say about Alec Baldwin’s impeachment decision in the Rust shooting

The district attorney says the charges for the Halyna Hutchins shooting will be formally filed before the end of January and the charges against Alec Baldwin carry a maximum penalty of 18 months in prison.

Former prosecutors and lawyers have been reacting to the decision to criminally charge the Hollywood star for the October 2021 shooting.

“Prosecutors have taken a bold step in charging Baldwin,” said former Los Angeles County prosecutor Joshua Ritter, a partner at El Dabe Ritter Trial Lawyers. The independent.

Graeme Massie has the story:

andrea white21 January 2023 18:40

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Rust will continue production with Alec Baldwin as the main star.

the beleaguered western Oxide will be completed, the production announced amid pending charges against three of its original team.

Melina Spadone, an attorney for the western’s production, confirmed the news to CNN on Friday, adding that “set security supervisors and union crew members … will prohibit any use of work weapons or any ammunition.”

Rust’s gunsmith, Hannah Gutierrez Reed, has also been charged with manslaughter, while first assistant director David Halls has already agreed to plead guilty to negligent use of a deadly weapon.

andrea white21 January 2023 18:30

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Donald Trump Jr under fire for ‘hateful’ reaction to Alec Baldwin Rust charges

Alec Baldwin will be charged with two counts of manslaughter in connection with the on-set death of Halyna Hutchins, the Santa Fe district attorney said.

New Mexico 1st Judicial District Attorney Mary Carmack-Altwies said Thursday that Oxide gunsmith Hannah Gutierrez-Reed will also face two counts of manslaughter.

“Maybe Alec Baldwin will be lucky enough to share a cell with Michael Avenatti,” Trump Jr tweeted Thursday in response to the announcement.

Avenatti, a disgraced attorney, was sentenced to 14 years in prison last month and ordered to pay $11 million in restitution after he was found to have embezzled millions from four clients, CNN reported.

The independent’Gustaf Kilander reports on the criticism sparked by Trump’s tweet.

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VOICES: Controversy over Alec Baldwin and Rust dangerously misses the point on gun safety

“It is entirely understandable that the family of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins would welcome the charges brought against Alec Baldwin.” Andrew Buncombe writes for The independent.

But the real American Wild West is not the film sets of westerns. They are our schools, streets, stores and places of worship.

andrea white21 January 2023 17:40

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Alec Baldwin is now facing involuntary manslaughter charges. What changed?

Nearly 15 months after the fatal shooting of Halyna Hutchins, investigators have announced criminal charges for the fatal on-set shooting of Rust cinematographer Halyna Hutchins.

According to law enforcement affidavits, the 64-year-old actor was discussing a shootout sequence with crew members when he drew his gun and raised it in the direction of a camera, where director Joel Souza and cinematographer Halyna were standing. Hutchins.

the independent‘s Bevan Hurley explains the complicated case:

What changed in the Alec Baldwin shooting case?

Nearly 15 months after the fatal shooting, investigators have announced criminal charges for the fatal on-set shooting of Rust cinematographer Halyna Hutchins. Bevan Hurley explains the complicated case

andrea white21 January 2023 17:10

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Murdered camerawoman’s father hopes Alec Baldwin charges bring change

The father of Sarah Jones, a camera operator who died on the set of the 2014 film Midnight Rider, has said he hopes the charges against Baldwin will bring about a change.

You can read their conversation with the independent‘s Bevan Hurley below…

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Halyna Hutchins: The Life and Career of the Cinematographer

Following the news that Baldwin has been charged with manslaughter in the death of Halyna Hutchins, the independentEllie Muir has reviewed the life and career of the cinematographer.

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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.”

Graeme Massie21 January 2023 13:00

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