‘Rust’ movie armorer sues prop supplier over live rounds on set of fatal shooting – National | Globalnews.ca

The armorer overseeing weapons used in the filming of the Western “Rust” sued the prop supplier on Wednesday, alleging his company distributed live ammunition on the set where police say actor Alec Baldwin fired a round that killed cinematographer Halyna Hutchins. Armorer Hannah Gutierrez Reed, 24, is seeking unspecified damages from prop provider Seth Kenney … 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

Camera crew staged walkout hours before Alec Baldwin prop gun shooting – National | Globalnews.ca

Hours before actor Alec Baldwin fired a fatal gunshot from a prop gun that he had been told was safe, a camera crew for the movie he was filming walked off the job to protest conditions and production issues that included safety concerns. Disputes in the production of the Western film “Rust” began almost from … Read more

Alec Baldwin shoots prop gun on movie set, leaving 1 dead and another injured – National | Globalnews.ca

UPDATE: In an email sent to its membership early on Friday morning, film union IATSE Local 44 said a prop gun fired by Alec Baldwin contained a “live round” that struck and killed cinematographer Halyna Hutchins on the set of Rust in New Mexico. As first reported by Indiewire, the union, which covers propmasters, told … Read more