‘Rust’ Movie to Resume Filming with Alec Baldwin After Reaching Settlement with Halyna Hutchins Estate

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Alec Baldwin resumed filming the movie “Rust,” which was stopped when Halyna Hutchins, the cinematographer, was killed on the movie set by Baldwin.

A lawsuit settlement was recently agreed upon with the estate of Halyna Hutchins.

Hutchins gave a statement, “All of us believe Halyna’s death was a terrible accident. I am grateful that the producers and the entertainment community have come together to pay tribute to Halyna’s final work.”

Part of the agreement stated that Halyna Hutchins would receive executive producer credit for the film.

Hutchins continued, “I have no interest in engaging in recriminations or attribution of blame (to the producers or Mr. Baldwin). All of us believe Halyna’s death was a terrible accident. I am grateful that the producers and the entertainment community have come together to pay tribute to Halyna’s final work.”

The Hutchins family filed a wrongful death suit against Baldwin and the production company.

The settlement does require court approval, and no other terms of the settlement are available at this time.

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The family alleged that reckless behavior and cost-cutting led to Halyna’s death, adding that Baldwin violated numerous rules for the safe handling of firearms.

Halyna Hutchins was killed when a gun held by Baldwin was discharged on set during a rehearsal. While Baldwin has repeatedly claimed he didn’t pull the trigger, an FBI report found that the gun could not have gone off without the trigger being pulled.

Nearly a year since the October 21, 2021 incident, prosecutors have yet to file any criminal charges in the case. As Breitbart News reported, a New Mexico prosecutor recently indicated that Baldwin and three other individuals could face charges imminently, possibly in a matter of weeks or days.

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