Alec Baldwin Wraps New Movie As Shooting Charges Are Dropped

Alec Baldwin accidentally Shot Halyna Hutchins on the set of Rust in October 2021 but has denied he actually pulled the trigger.

All criminal charges against actor Alec Baldwin have been formally dropped after the fatal shooting of the cinemaphotographer Halyna Hutchins, 42, in October 2021.

Baldwin was rehearsing with the pistol on the set of Rust when the gun went of killing Halyna and wounding director Joel Souza, the actor stated the gun went off accidentally and that he did not pull the trigger.

An FBI forensic report concluded that the pistol could not have fired unless the trigger was pulled. This lead to involuntary manslaughter charges being brought, to which Baldwin pleaded not guilty. Charges have now been dropped and further investigations ordered.

Rust armorer Hannah Gutierrez-Reed’s charges remain with her being responsible for the weapons safety whilst on set. With further investigation ongoing Baldwin may not be free from further prosecution.

Alec Baldwin in Rust

Baldwin will be back in the lead roll for Rust with production resuming this week in Montana, he has also wrapped his role in new movie Hollywood Heist as reported by Deadline in which he plays a fictional version of himself it also stars Nick Cannon, Mickey Rourke and Tara Reid.

The comedy follows a Hollywood agent (Cannon) trying to land Baldwin for a project after thieves drain their bank accounts what follows is an onslaught of negotiations with actors and even drug lords, Rourke and Reid also play fictional versions of themselves.

Source- Deadline

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