The bureau confirms that the two people filmed on the set of Rust are director of photography Helena Hutchins, 42, and film director Joel Sousa, 48, who were both shot when actor and producer Alec Baldwin fired a scenography pistol. Statement.
The accident is being investigated by the authorities.
An aerial photo of KOAT 7 News shows police officers at the location of the ‘Rust’ recordings, where a woman was killed and a man was injured by fire – Photo: KOAT 7 News via AP
According to the police, the shooting took place during a scene, but it is not yet known if it was a rehearsal or a recording. Witnesses are questioned.
The New York Times sought representatives for the actor and the production, but received no response.
Hutchins was flown by helicopter to the hospital but failed to resist her injuries.
Actor Alec Baldwin shoots a pistol and accidentally kills a woman while filming
Police said investigators are investigating how and what type of ammunition was fired.
According to sources from the specialist website Deadline, Souza was injured in the shoulder. Meanwhile, Hutchins was taken to the hospital to undergo gastric bypass surgery.
Production of “rust” stopped.
The Wild West is starring and produced by Baldwin.“Mission: Impossible – Falling Effect”) also features Jensen Ackles (“Supernatural”) and Travis Fimmel (“Vikings”).
Halyna Hutchins posted a video in which she talks about working on Rust
Halina Hutchins, 42, was the director of photography. She has credits in short films, television productions, and films since 2012, according to IMDb.
According to his professional website, Hutchins was born in Ukraine and raised on a Soviet military base in the Arctic Circle. She studied journalism in her own country and cinema in Los Angeles.
As a Director of Photography, she has included work in films such as “Archenemy” (2020), with Joe Manganiello, “Blindfire” (2020), and “The Mad Hatter” (2021).
On Tuesday (19), two days before the accident, she posted a video on her personal Instagram page about her work on “Rust”.
“One of the benefits of shooting a Wild West movie is that you can ride a horse while you’re resting,” he wrote.
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