Hutchins died after Alec Baldwin ‘discharged’ weapon in ‘tragic accident’
An anonymous crew member told ABCニュース that he was one of a large group to send in their resignations, adding that they were present the morning of the shooting (木曜日 21 10月) as they were collecting their equipment.
They said that concerns over gun safety had been raised ahead of the fatal accident, as well as worries over the handling of Covid-19 regulations, but claimed these were all “brushed off repeatedly” by the film’s producers.
According to the crew member, there had been two previous accidental discharges of a prop gun aead of Ms Hutchins’ death.
“You can only threaten to leave so much, and if they don’t change anything, you just have to leave," 彼らは言った.
It was also reported that Hutchins planned to strike over dangerous working conditions 彼女の死の前に.
Ms Hutchins posted a photo to her Instagram account on Tuesday (20 10月) with the cast and crew of the movie, including Mr Baldwin, showing her support for the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE) labour union.
The union, which represents Hollywood crew and artists, including cinematographers, editors, and hairstylists, called off a major walkout last weekend after it struck a deal with the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers (AMPTP) at the last minute.
The union announced a new three-year contract that addresses IATSE’s calls for better working hours, safer workplace conditions and improved benefits.
“Everything achieved was because you, the members, stood up and gave us the power to change the course of these negotiations,” IATSE’s leadership wrote in a memo to union members Saturday (17 10月).
Ms Hutchins, 42, was taken to the University of New Mexico Hospital by helicopter where she was pronounced dead. Director Joel Souza was also shot in the incident that is currently being investigated by police.
Mr Baldwin, who was told the weapon was safe, released a statement on Friday (22 10月) to say he was “heart broken”, 追加する: 「私はこの悲劇がどのように起こったかに対処するために警察の調査に全面的に協力しており、彼女の夫と連絡を取り合っています, offering my support to him and his family.”
He called the incident a “tragic accident”. No charges have been filed.
Hutchins’ husband, マシュー, with whom she had one sone, said that Mr Baldwin has been “very supportive” in the wake of her death.
The incident has caused a widespread debate on the use of firearms on film sets and whether they should be permanently replaced with rubber and airsoft guns instead. Hollywood stars, including Rian Johnson, are stating that gunshot effects should be added in post-production.
独立者 has contacted the film’s production company for comment.