Alec Baldwin says he ‘didn’t pull the trigger’ in fatal ‘Rust’ shooting – National | Globalnews.ca

Alec Baldwin said he did not pull the trigger of the gun that killed a cinematographer on the movie set of Rust, while investigators in New Mexico zeroed in on how live ammunition may have found its way to the set. Baldwin, who was holding a gun he was told was safe when it went … Read more

Mystery remains: Why were live rounds on Alec Baldwin movie set where shooting occurred? – National | Globalnews.ca

Light from a high afternoon sun slanted through the tall windows of the weathered wooden church, catching on the plank floorboards and illuminating the stained glass. Outside, the arid ground of the northern New Mexico foothills stretched for miles — a picturesque setting for an Old West gun battle. The actor Alec Baldwin, haggard in … Read more

Alec Baldwin ‘Rust’ investigation: Authorities recover bullet from director’s shoulder – National | Globalnews.ca

On Thursday of last week, 42-year-old cinematographer Halyna Hutchins was shot and killed by actor Alec Baldwin after he fired a prop gun on the New Mexico set of the film Rust. Director Joel Souza, who was standing behind Hutchins, was also wounded but has since recovered. Information about the incident has been slowly trickling … Read more

Assistant director who gave Alec Baldwin gun had past safety concerns – National | Globalnews.ca

A crew member says she has raised safety concerns in the past about the assistant director who authorities say unwittingly handed actor Alec Baldwin the prop gun that killed a cinematographer on a film set. Maggie Goll, a prop maker and licensed pyrotechnician, said in a statement that she filed an internal complaint with the … Read more

Alec Baldwin handed loaded gun before fatal shooting on movie set, court records show – National | Globalnews.ca

An assistant director unwittingly handed Alec Baldwin a loaded weapon and told him it was safe to use in the moments before the actor fatally shot a cinematographer, court records released Friday show. “Cold gun,” the assistant director announced, according to a search warrant filed in a Santa Fe court. Instead, the gun was loaded … Read more

Prop gun use on movie sets: What, exactly, is the protocol? | Globalnews.ca

A Winnipeg-based film producer says strict protocols around gun use in filmmaking mean the incident that killed a woman on the set of a western in New Mexico was — thankfully — a rare occurrence in the industry. Halyna Hutchins, director of photography for the film Rust, was killed by a prop gun fired by … Read more