Stunt double also accidentally fired live rounds – suivre en direct

Stunt double also accidentally fired live rounds - suivre en direct
Alec Baldwin en train de tirer: Actor fatally shoots Halyna Hutchins with prop gun


Alec Baldwin en train de tirer: Aerial shots of film set after prop gun killed cinematographer

A stunt double for Alec Baldwin reportedly fired two rounds of live ammunition days before the Hollywood actor fatallyshot cinematographer Halyna Hutchins, selon un rapport.

An anonymous worker told ABC News concerns about gun safety had been raised with producers, also claiming that there had been two accidental firearms discharges before the fatal incident, including with the stunt double.

A gun fired by star Alec Baldwin killed Ms Hutchins and wounded Joël Souza, le directeur, during filming in Nouveau Mexique jeudi.

Mr Baldwin released a statement on Friday, saing: “I’m fully cooperating with the police investigation to address how this tragedy occurred and I am in touch with her husband, offering my support to him and his family.

“My heart is broken for her husband, their son, and all who knew and loved Halyna.”


Rust director speaks out, issues statement

The director of Rouiller has issued his first statement following his hospitalisation for a gunshot wound from a prop firearm fired by Alec Baldwin that killed the film’s director of photography.

Mr Baldwin – who co-wrote, produces and stars in the film – discharged a prop firearm on the set, reportedly striking Mr Souza’s shoulder and Ms Hutchins, who was flown to a nearby hospital where she was pronounced dead on 21 octobre.

The director was taken to a nearby hospital by ambulance and released on 22 octobre, écrit Alex Woodward.

‘Rust’ director speaks out after fatal shooting of Halyna Hutchins

Joel Souza discharged from hospital following on-set prop gun incident

Gino Spocchia23 octobre 2021 22:30

Lawmaker questions if laws would have stopped incident

New Mexico state lawmaker Antonio “Moe” Maestas, an Albuquerque lawyer and champion of his state’s film incentives, questioned whether any safety legislation could have prevented the fatal shooting on the set of “Rust.” “How can you disincentivise an involuntary act?” he asked. Maestas said production companies might think about using post-production effects to mimic the sights and sounds they now rely on prop guns to create. “That’s the only way to really ensure this never happens again," il a dit.

Additional reporting by The Associated Press.

Gino Spocchia23 octobre 2021 21:45

Suicide Squad director pays tribute to Halyna Hutchins

James Gunn, the director of Suicide Squad, was among those to pay tribute to the dead cinematographer and wrote of his concerns about gun safety on film sets

Gino Spocchia23 octobre 2021 21:15

Armorers rejected Rust because of size of weapons budget

According to a report in Date limite, a number of armorers turned down working with Rouiller because of the sheer amount of firearms to be used on set, and the budget for it.

Rouiller, which was first announced in May 2020, is an indie action/Western feature, and is based on a story by actor Alec Baldwin and Joel Souza, who wrote the script and is the director, and was injured on Thursday.

Gino Spocchia23 octobre 2021 20:50

Another fan shares tribute to Halyna Hutchins

Among the dozens of fans of Halyna Hutchins to share tributes online, many have remembered their favourite work of hers….

Gino Spocchia23 octobre 2021 20:20

Experts weigh-in on where props should have been

Amid questions around safety issues on set of Rouiller, experts have weighed-in on what happened, and said the loaded guns should not have been where they were on Thursday when Alec Baldwin accidentally fired a gun at a colleague.

A prop master for more than 30 years told The Associated Press: “They shouldn’t be in the truck. They shouldn’t be in the same car, you really have to make sure your inventory is totally separate from the real world and everything you bring on set is safe.”

Gino Spocchia23 octobre 2021 19:50

Director Joel Souza issues statement

Joël Souza, the director of Rouiller was injured on Thursday, has released a statement following the death of Haylna Hutchins:

“I am gutted by the loss of my friend and colleague, Halyna. She was kind, vibrant, incredibly talented, fought for every inch, and always pushed me to be better.”

“My thoughts are with her family at this most difficult time," il a continué, “I am humbled and grateful by the outpouring of affection we have received from our filmmaking community, the people of Santa Fe, and the hundreds of strangers who have reached out….. It will surely aid in my recovery.”

Gino Spocchia23 octobre 2021 19:25

Fans pay tribute to cinematographer

Dozens of fans of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins have paid tribute online

Gino Spocchia23 octobre 2021 19:13

Stunt double for Alec Baldwin had similar misfiring

A stunt double on the set of Rouiller reportedly fired two rounds of ammunition in an accident that was among a number of issues raised by crew members before actor Alec Baldwin fatally shot a cinematographer.

Crew members on the Nouveau Mexique film set were in fact so concerned about safety conditions that some had walked off just hours before the Thursday incident, selon un rapport de Le Los Angeles Times.

Comme Sheila Flynn écrit, the stunt double was — like Mr Baldwin — told the gun was “cold” before finding out it was loaded with ammunition last Saturday.

Le double cascadeur Rust d'Alec Baldwin a tiré accidentellement deux coups, rapport dit

Safety concerns had been raised about conditions on New Mexico set of Rust before Thursday’s fatal shooting

Gino Spocchia23 octobre 2021 18:40

Gun safety laws for film productions under spotlight

Gun safety laws on film sets have come under the spotlight since Alec Baldwin fatally shot a cinematographer on the set of Rouiller.

Nouveau Mexique, where the incident took place on Thursday morning, has no specific safety laws for the film industry, and there are no federal US laws for the sector.

Court records show that an assistant director handed Mr Baldwin a loaded weapon and told him it was “cold,” or safe to use, before he fired. Crew members, pendant ce temps, had raised issues around safety the week before.

Officials in New Mexico have said that it will investigate and that work place safety regulations apply on film sets “ just as they do to all other workplaces”.

Additional reporting by The Associated Press.

Gino Spocchia23 octobre 2021 18:22

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