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Alec Baldwin’s ‘Rust’ Returns to Cannes With New Sales Company (Exclusive)

Three years after it was first announced and almost 18 months after the fatal shooting of its cinematographer Halyna Hutchins on the set, the Alec Baldwin-starring Western Rust has returned to the Cannes market. The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed that Goodfellas — formerly Wild Bunch International — is selling the project, taking over from Highland Film Group […]

Alec Baldwin Back on ‘Rust’ Set As It Resumes Shooting in Montana

Alec Baldwin has returned to the set of Rust to wrap up shooting the movie after New Mexico prosecutors dropped involuntary manslaughter charges against him, at least for now, in the 2021 fatal shooting of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins. Filming on the low-budget Western resumed last week at Yellowstone Film Ranch in Montana. In an Instagram […]

Barry Humphries, aka Dame Edna, Dies at 89

Barry Humphries, the Australian entertainer whose gladioli-waving alter ego Dame Edna charmed and roasted celebrities, all with a Cheshire grin, outrageous eyewear, a “Hello, Possums!” greeting and a flurry of caustic wit, died Saturday. He was 89. Humphries died at St. Vincent’s Hospital in Sydney of complications from hip surgery, his family announced. “He was […]

Guy Ritchie Won’t Allow Real Guns on His Film Sets After ‘Rust’ Shooting  

Guy Ritchie says he won’t be using real guns on his movie shoots in the wake of the fatal shooting of Rust cinematographer Halyna Hutchins in 2021. “That whole thing has changed now, the whole game has changed,” Ritchie told Newsweek in an interview ahead of his latest movie, Afghan War drama The Covenant, hitting […]

A Timeline of the ‘Rust’ Shooting and Investigation

On Oct. 21, 2021, tragedy struck the set of Rust in New Mexico when Alec Baldwin discharged a prop firearm that had a live round in it, killing the film’s director of photography Halyna Hutchins and wounding director Joel Souza. Baldwin has maintained that he didn’t pull the trigger on the gun that killed the […]

‘Rust’ Prosecution Gets New Lawyers as District Attorney Steps Away

New special prosecutors have been appointed to oversee criminal charges in the Rust shooting after the lawyer previously handling the cases was forced to step down. Jason Lewis and Kari Morrissey will serve as the lead lawyers in the prosecution of Alec Baldwin and Rust armorer Hannah Gutierrez-Reed, the Santa Fe District Attorney’s Office announced […]

Alec Baldwin Tallies Another Win in Defense as ‘Rust’ Special Prosecutor Steps Down

The special prosecutor overseeing criminal charges in the Rust shooting is stepping down from the case. In a statement, Andrea Reeb said she will no longer assist in the prosecution in light of arguments from Alec Baldwin’s lawyers that it’s “unconstitutional” for her to participate in the case due to her elected position in the […]

Guest Column: Alec Baldwin’s ‘Rust’ Prosecutors Should Do Their Talking in Court

There’s gracefully admitting a mistake, and then there’s what the Santa Fe District Attorney’s Office did in late February: attacking Alec Baldwin’s lawyers for pointing out that one of the charges against him was unconstitutional. The problem with the charge was clear. It was based on a sentencing enhancement enacted after the Rust shooting — […]

Alec Baldwin Pleads Not Guilty in ‘Rust’ Shooting Case

Alec Baldwin has pleaded not guilty to involuntary manslaughter in the Rust shooting case.  Baldwin and his team submitted his plea in a court filing obtained by The Hollywood Reporter ahead of his first appearance, which was scheduled to take place virtually on Friday but was waived following the filing. He remains free without having […]

‘Rust’ to Wrap Up Production in Montana This Spring

Rust is set to finish filming at Yellowstone Film Ranch in Montana this spring, the movie’s producers announced on Wednesday. The production will include star and producer Alec Baldwin, who’s facing a charge of involuntary manslaughter for his role in the death of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins. It will also feature a mix of new and […]

Why Alec Baldwin May Aim to Pursue a Trial Over ‘Rust’ Shooting Charges

Less than one month after he was charged, Alec Baldwin has managed to slash five years off of his possible sentence and is awaiting a ruling on a motion to disqualify the special prosecutor appointed to the case over his role in the fatal shooting of a cinematographer on the set of Rust. With momentum […]

Alec Baldwin’s ‘Rust’ to Resume Filming With New and Old Crew, Producers Claim (Exclusive)

Rust will resume filming this spring with a mix of new and old crewmembers, including embattled star and producer Alec Baldwin, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. The plans from the production to finish the film come amid the prosecution of Baldwin for manslaughter, multiple lawsuits from former members of the crew against the movie’s producers […]