- Cinematographer Halyna Hutchins was killed on the set of Rust.
- The 42-year-old died due to a gunshot would she sustained on set.
- The gun, which had live rounds in it, was fired by Alec Baldwin, who was told the gun was safe.
Despite reports of crew members protesting the working conditions on the set of Rust prior to the tragic and untimely death of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins, producers of the Alec Baldwin Western film have indicated that there will be a time in the future when production resumes.
In an email to the cast and crew, obtained by the L.A. Times, producers said that production will “wrap at least until investigations are complete.”
“Although our hearts are broken, and it is hard to see beyond the horizon, this is, at the moment, a pause rather than an end,” the email read in part.
“As we go through this crisis, we have made the decision to wrap the set at least until the investigations are complete. Although our hearts are broken, and it is hard to see beyond the horizon, this is, at the moment, a pause rather than an end. The spirit that brought us all to this special place remains,” ” producers said in an email to the crew. [via Los Angeles Times]
In the days following the fatal accident, Baldwin, 63, has met with the husband and son of Hutchins, offering his support.
“I have spoken with Alec Baldwin, and he is being very supportive,” Matthew Hutchins told Fox News.
At this time, the investigation into the shooting continues. No arrests have been made.