Rust Movie Productions just announced that the film should Rust, the western with Alec Baldwin that led to the tragedywill resume filming this spring with new additions to the film crew.
The film, at the same time, has generated other news: although the trial of actor Alec Baldwin for shooting the weapon is still pending who killed cinematographer Halyna Hutchins on setthe production of Rust announced a replacement for the hapless pro and has anticipated that he will make a documentary in honor of the victim.
Returning members of the original crew include director Joel Souza, Allan Graf (stunt coordinator), Terese Davis (costume designer), Stacy Lockhart (head of makeup) and Anna Williams (head of hair).
Matthew Hutchins will serve as executive producer alongside Academy Award-nominated producer Grant Hill.
New additions to the cast include security officers Gary Jensen and Paul Jordan (Tenet Production Safety), EP/LP Stephen Marinaccio (Jack Ryan), and production designer Christine Brandt (Card Counter).
Work weapons and any form of ammunition will remain prohibited, while live ammunition is, and always has been, prohibited on set.
“While bittersweet, I am grateful that a brilliant and dedicated new production team joining the previous cast and crew is committed to completing what Halyna and I started,” said Souza.
“All of my efforts on this film will be dedicated to honoring Halyna’s legacy and making her proud. It is a privilege to carry out this task on his behalf.”
In addition to the announcement, they revealed that with Hutchins’ blessing, director Rachel Mason and producer Julee Metz will create a documentary about Halyna’s life and work, including the completed Rust.
The news comes later star Alec Baldwin has been officially charged with manslaughter.
film shooting it was discontinued in 2021 when Halyna Hutchins died of an accidental misfire from a prop gun, and the director was also wounded.
And also a documentary
The producer has confirmed that Bianca Cline will resume Hutchins’ work, also signaling that there will be a documentary on the completion of the troubled film and on Hutchins’ life and work. which is possible after an agreement with the widower Matteo and their sonrelationships Variety.
However, the agreement, which provides for the unfortunate photographer’s relatives to share in the film’s profits by appointing the widower as executive producer, does not have the backing of Hutchins’ parents or sister, who the trial continues against those responsible for his death, among whom Baldwin stands out.
In addition to adding Cline as a new cinematographer, that he will donate his salary to charity in memory of Hutchins; Also joining the production team is Grant Hill, an industry veteran who has worked on films such as matrix AND The thin red line.
“Although bittersweet, I am grateful that a brilliant and dedicated new production team joining the previous cast and crew is committed to completing what Halyna and I started,” director Joel Souza said in a statement.
He added, “All of my efforts on this film will be dedicated to honoring Halyna’s legacy and making her proud. It’s a privilege to do so on her behalf.”
It should be noted that in the tragedy that occurred on the set in October 2021, Souza also received a gunshot wound to the shoulder.
To continue production, the team also had to reach some union agreements, you name two new security officers and a pledge not to use functional firearms.
Though he still faces charges over the shooting, in a trial that will continue next week, Alec Baldwin continues to lead the lead in Rust.
Meanwhile, the documentary to be made on the fateful film will be directed by Rachel Mason and will be produced by Julee Metz.
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