Inside the Secret ‘Rust’ Settlement: Why Did Halyna Hutchins’ Widower Drop His Suit to Become an Executive Producer?
A year after Alec Baldwin accidentally shot and killed cinematographer Halyna Hutchins on the New Mexico set of Rust, the producers, still facing civil litigation and under a cloud of potential criminal liability, are looking to finish the film in the next few months. Key to this gambit is a private settlement with Hutchins’ estate, […]
‘Rust’ Rallied Hollywood, But Has Spurred Limited Action So Far
More than eight months after the Rust tragedy put a spotlight on gun safety on set — especially at the lower-budget level — there’s increased awareness, but real change has been limited and halting. What modest shifts are detectable appear to be propelled by the newfound liability concerns of business affairs departments at the studio level. And […]
Alec Baldwin Says “Not A Day Goes By” He Doesn’t Think About ‘Rust’ Shooting
Alec Baldwin is ready to put aspects of the Rust tragedy behind him. Still, the film’s star and producer says there’s not a day where he hasn’t thought about the deadly October shooting of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins on the western movie set. “I’m looking forward to some aspects of this being behind me,” Baldwin says […]
Tourists Flocking to ‘Rust’ Filming Location Bonanza Creek Ranch Following Tragedy
The tragedy on the New Mexico set of Rust has inspired a macabre trend: Selfie-taking tourists are descending upon the Bonanza Creek Ranch in Santa Fe for photo ops and to peer over the gates at the old Western-style movie ranch where cinematographer Halyna Hutchins was killed on Oct. 21 when Alec Baldwin discharged a […]