Alec Baldwin’s ‘Rust’ film manufacturing halted ‘for an undetermined time frame’

Alec Baldwin's 'Rust' movie production halted 'for an undetermined period of time'

2021-10-22 11:08:15

Manufacturing on “Rust,” the movie starring Alec Baldwin that was rocked by an on-set incident ensuing within the demise of the director of pictures, has halted manufacturing.

Baldwin reportedly discharged a prop gun throughout manufacturing on Thursday at Bonanza Creek Ranch close to Santa Fe, New Mexico, ensuing within the demise of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins, 42, and the wounding of director Joel Souza, 48, who was reported to be in essential situation in a Santa Fe hospital.

“Your complete solid and crew has been completely devastated by in the present day’s tragedy, and we ship our deepest condolences to Halyna’s household and family members,” a spokesperson for Rust Films Productions LLC mentioned in a press release obtained by Deadline.

“We now have halted manufacturing on the movie for an undetermined time frame and are totally cooperating with the Santa Fe Police Division’s investigation,” the assertion continued. “We can be offering counseling providers to everybody related to the movie as we work to course of this terrible occasion.”

ALEC BALDWIN DISCHARGED PROP GUN THAT KILLED ‘RUST’ CREW MEMBER ON FILM SET: AUTHORITIES

Manufacturing on the film ‘Rust’ has been halted after a prop gun was fired by Alec Baldwin ensuing within the demise of a crew member.
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As indicated within the assertion, authorities have launched an investigation into the incident.

“Mr. Baldwin was questioned by investigators and launched,” a rep from the Santa Fe County Sheriff’s Workplace mentioned, per the outlet. “No arrests or prices have been filed.”

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They added: “This investigation stays open and energetic. No prices have been filed in regard to this incident. Witnesses proceed to be interviewed by detectives.”

The incident occurred on the set of the film ‘Rust’ in New Mexico.

The incident occurred on the set of the movie ‘Rust’ in New Mexico.
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Sources informed Deadline that Baldwin, 63, who can also be a producer on “Rust,” was unaware of what sort of projectile was loaded into the prop gun.

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A information launch from the Santa Fe County Sheriff’s Workplace mentioned deputies have been dispatched to the set round 1:50 p.m. native time, and the decision indicated a person had been shot.

Halyna Hutchins, director of photography on ‘Rust,’ has died after being injured in the incident.

Halyna Hutchins, director of pictures on ‘Rust,’ has died after being injured within the incident.
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In keeping with the media launch, one taking pictures sufferer – a 42-year-old feminine – was transported by way of helicopter to the College of New Mexico Hospital in Albuquerque, the place she later died, the sheriff’s workplace confirmed. 

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Souza was transported by ambulance to Christus St. Vincent’s Hospital in Santa Fe, the place was present process emergency therapy.

Fox Information’ Julius Younger, Mariah Haas and Lauryn Overhultz contributed to this report.

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