Stars say goodbye online
Alec Baldwin is said to have shot and killed cameraman Halyna Hutchins in an accident. The stars say goodbye to filmmakers online.
On Friday morning (October 22nd), international shunts reported a terrible accident in the United States. On the set of the western film “Rust”, lead actor Alec Baldwin (63) fired a prop gun. Apparently, the blank cartridge misfired. He met the 42-year-old camerawoman Halyna Hutchins and director Joel Souza (48). Hutchins succumbed to her injuries in the hospital a little later. Some stars have already said goodbye to the filmmaker on social media.
Director James Gunn’s thoughts are with Hutchins’ family
“My biggest fear is that someone will be fatally injured on my set. I pray that will never happen. I think of all those who have been affected by the tragedy, especially Halyna Hutchins and her family,” wrote the Guardians of the Galaxy “Director James Gunn (55) on twitter.
“Pernicious” director James Cullen Bressack (29) has already drawn the first conclusions from the tragic incident. “I will never again use anything other than airsoft and rubber bullets on my sets. That should never have happened. Halyna, you were a gem,” he wrote on Twitter. Under Hutchins’ last post on Instagram he also commented: “I will miss you, my friend … I am devastated.”
Dwayne Johnson: “My love and strength go to your family”
Actor Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson (49) also said goodbye to Hutchins’ last Instagram post. “I’m so so sorry. Rest in peace. My love and strength go to your family,” commented the “Jumanji” star.
“Magic Mike” actor Joe Manganiello (44) worked with Hutchins on the action flick “Archenemy” (2020). He shared a photo on Instagram the camerawoman and dedicated touching words to her. “She was an amazing talent and a great person. […] She was a great collaborator and ally for anyone who was in front of the camera. […] It’s a terrible tragedy. My thoughts are with her family and especially with her son, “says the caption.
According to the industry magazine “Deadline” Shooting at the Bonanza Creek Ranch in Sante Fe was stopped for the time being. Police investigations are continuing. It is currently being checked “how and what type of projectile was fired”.