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Baldwin files lawsuit against ‘Rust’ producers to absolve himself of liability

Actor Alec Baldwin has filed another lawsuit against the producers of Rust, during the filming of which the cameraman was shot. Galina Hutchins. About it informs Los Angeles Times.

the publication notes that Baldwin expects to absolve himself of responsibility for the death of a woman and cover his legal costs. He also stated that he was only involved in making creative decisions and was not responsible for firearm safety or hiring employees.

In the lawsuit, the actor notes that he tried to negotiate with the Hutchins family, taking the initiative and paying compensation to the husband and son of the deceased. He also indicated that he asked the film crew to finish filming, thereby honoring the memory of the cameraman.

Previously reportedthe Santa Fe County Sheriff’s Office in the U.S. state of New Mexico has completed an investigation into the shooting involving Alec Baldwin by Alec Baldwin, and the case has been turned over to the prosecutor.

Galina Hutchins died in October 2021. While filming Rust, Baldwin fired a gun, accidentally killing her and injuring the film’s director, Joel Sousa. According to the actor, he did not pull the trigger, but only cocked and released the trigger, following the instructions of Hutchins, who lined up the frame. The pistol was supposed to be loaded with blank cartridges, but they turned out to be live.

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