Alec Baldwin, ‘Rust’ producers say fatal shooting was ‘workplace accident’ while seeking to dismiss lawsuit

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Cover picture for the articleAlec Baldwin and his fellow "Rust" producers asked a Los Angeles judge on Monday to dismiss a lawsuit by the movie's script supervisor, who claims she was hurt in last year's fatal on-set shooting. While defense lawyers agreed that the Oct. 21 death of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins, 42, was...

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Rebecca Scott

I have worked on a stage show. with a gun. the gun was checked by five people. one stage hand.. one director. one police officer. before handing it to the actor off stage. this was a set-up and planned. in film the same process usually is done. someone planted that real bullet. very very sad situation. a great loss of life. this was murder.


Just think he has murdered more people than any of those rednecks armed with selfie sticks on jan 6 2021….hey democrats, it’s all you boo. Mask up 😂

Sharon McNeely

This is surely injustice if Baldwin is not held responsible for Hutchins's death. He held the gun, pointed it at her and pulled the trigger! A woman who was a wife and mother of a young child died as a result! It's a shame if the loss of life at the hands of another during a movie production will be considered a "workplace accident"! Actors and actresses will want to be sure they are in real good terms with others while filming any movie productions if this will be the outcome..."workplace accident"!


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