‘There’s nothing we can do to bring his mom back’: Alec Baldwin on the set of Rust
It will be Alec Baldwin charged with involuntary manslaughter Over 2021 Cinematographer Dies Helena Hutchins On the set of the movie Rust.
the The actor is one of three crew and cast members facing charges over the accidental shootingNew Mexico prosecutors announced Thursday.
First Assistant Director on RustDavid Hales, has agreed to plead guilty to negligent use of a deadly weapon.
Meanwhile, the film’s creator, Hana Gutierrez Reed, has been charged with manslaughter.
Baldwin’s attorney responded to the news in a statement to The Independentsaying: “This decision distorts the tragic death of Helena Hutchins and represents an appalling miscarriage of justice.”
Luke Nicas said they intend to “fight” the accusations and “win.”
The decision comes more than 15 months after the fatal shooting in October 2021, which occurred when a stent gun Baldwin was holding fired in place. One bullet struck director Joel Souza in the shoulder before fatally Hutchins in the chest.
Baldwin has repeatedly denied any wrongdoing and maintains that he was told the gun was “cold”, meaning it contained no live ammunition, and that he never pulled the trigger.
Alec Baldwin ‘will fight’ murder charges as his lawyer slams ‘miscarriage of justice’
On Thursday, prosecutors announced that Baldwin He will face two counts of manslaughter Hutchins Death on the set of the movie Rust.
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.
Graeme MasseyJanuary 20, 2023 05:01
What legal experts say about Alec Baldwin’s indictment for the decision to shoot Rust
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.
The Independent Graeme Massey has the story.
Graeme MasseyJanuary 20, 2023 04:01
Piers Morgan accuses Alec Baldwin of ‘Hollywood arrogance’ amid Rust’s firing charges
“There was no doubt that it was an accident, but Halena Hutchins died, leaving behind a grieving husband and young child, and the person with the gun that fired and killed her was Alec Baldwin,” Piers Morgan said on social media. .
“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.”
Read the full story of Annabelle Nugent.
Bevan HurleyJanuary 20, 2023 03:00
Halyna Hutchins’ last words after being shot on the set of Alec Baldwin’s Rust
Ms. Hutchins, the Western film’s director of photography, died on October 21, 2021 after Baldwin fired a firearm while practicing the gun painting technique on set in New Mexico.
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.
Bevan HurleyJanuary 20, 2023 02:00
Alec Baldwin tweeted about the death of David Crosby hours after he was accused of shooting Rust
The 64-year-old is one of three cast and crew members to face charges in the October 2021 accidental shooting.
Graeme MasseyJanuary 20, 2023 01:15
A timeline of Alec and Hilaria Baldwin’s relationship
in more than a decade marriageAlec W Hilaria Baldwin They have reached many different milestones together.
After getting married in 2012, the couple quickly expanded their family and recently welcomed each other Seventh child in September. They have been candid about various aspects of their marriage, including their 26-year age difference.
At the end of last year, the couple also addressed the struggles they’ve had since the accidental shoot on the set of Alec, Rust. In October 2021, a prop gun used by Alec fires a shot; The result was a fatal injury to the film’s cameraman Helena Hutchins and injured director Joel Souza.
The Independent Amber Raiken has more.
Bevan HurleyJanuary 20, 2023 00:40
What the charges against Alec Baldwin mean — and then what
The Independent Clemence Michallon writes that the charges 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 IndependentGraeme Massey spoke with prosecutors and former attorneys about their thoughts on the charges against Alec Baldwin.
Bevan HurleyJan 19, 2023 22:39
Who is Helena Hutchins?
In light of the news that Alec Baldwin would be charged with manslaughter, Halina Hutchins’ family and friends have reminisced about her life and career.
Annabelle NugentJan 19, 2023 21:54
The father of the photographer who was killed on a film set in 2014 speaks to The Independent
Father of Sarah Jones, the photographer who was killed on the set of the 2014 movie Midnight riderTalking to The IndependentBevan Hurley.
Richard Jones and his wife Elizabeth formed the Sarah safety A non-profit foundation to educate young filmmakers on the importance of following the correct protocols laid down, with the motto: “Never Forget, Never Again”.
Jones said The Independent The shooting of Helena Hutchins has resurfaced the pain he felt after his daughter’s death.
He said, “There must be accountability for this tragedy, and I am happy to see that work is being done to hold people accountable,” The Independent.
“Obviously, as in the death of my daughter Sarah, there was a chain of events that happened. If any of these professionals had done their job properly, this would have prevented this tragedy.”
Annabelle NugentJanuary 19, 2023 21:30