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Baldwin was told gun was 'cold' before movie set shooting

Oct. 23, 2021 00:24 AM EDT

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — As a film crew and actors in Western garb prepared to rehearse a scene inside a wooden, chapel-like building on a desert movie ranch outside Santa Fe, assistant director Dave Halls stepped outside and grabbed a prop gun off a cart. He walked back...

Warrant: Baldwin didn't know weapon contained live round

Oct. 22, 2021 22:23 PM EDT

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — An assistant director unwittingly handed Alec Baldwin a loaded weapon and told him it was safe to use in the moments before the actor fatally shot a cinematographer, court records released Friday show. “Cold gun,” the assistant director...

EXPLAINER: Guns on movie sets: How does that work?

Oct. 22, 2021 21:13 PM EDT

Cinematographer Halyna Hutchins died Thursday after Alec Baldwin fired a loaded weapon that was handed to him by an assistant director who mistakenly believed it was safe to use on the New Mexico set of “Rust.” Director Joel Souza was also hit and injured but has since been released from...

Halyna Hutchins remembered as gifted cinematographer

Oct. 22, 2021 20:30 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Halyna Hutchins, the cinematographer who was fatally shot by Alec Baldwin, traveled far during her 42 years. She grew up on a remote Soviet military base and worked on documentary films in Eastern Europe before studying film in Los Angeles and embarking on a promising...

Warrant: Before fatal shooting, Alec Baldwin was handed loaded gun on film set by director who was unaware it was loaded

Oct. 22, 2021 19:27 PM EDT
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Warrant: Before fatal shooting, Alec Baldwin was handed loaded gun on film set by director who was unaware it was loaded.

Sheriff: Baldwin fired shot on movie set that killed woman

Oct. 22, 2021 03:58 AM EDT

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Authorities are investigating after confirming that a prop firearm discharged by actor Alec Baldwin, while producing and starring in a Western movie, killed the cinematographer and wounded the director. Santa Fe County Sheriff’s officials said...

Sheriff: Producer Alec Baldwin fired the prop gun on a movie set that killed photography chief and injured director

Oct. 21, 2021 22:58 PM EDT
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Sheriff: Producer Alec Baldwin fired the prop gun on a movie set that killed photography chief and injured director.

In 'Becoming Cousteau,' diving into the depths of Jacques

Oct. 21, 2021 13:54 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Who was Jacques-Yves Cousteau, exactly? He was an oceanographer and explorer but held no scientific degree. He was an environmentalist whose voyages were nevertheless sometimes funded by oil companies seeking drilling sites. He was a filmmaker who made...

Review: 'Ron's Gone Wrong' has the movie code all jumbled

Oct. 21, 2021 11:31 AM EDT

There's a clear message in the new film “Ron’s Gone Wrong” and that message is to stop watching films like “Ron’s Gone Wrong.” A derivative tale about a middle schooler and his quirky computer sidekick, the animated film seems to want to preach we should all...

Review: ‘Harder They Fall’ updates the Western, with style

Oct. 20, 2021 14:47 PM EDT

These. People. Existed. Those three words — and that very emphatic punctuation — appear onscreen at the beginning of “The Harder They Fall,” setting a definitive tone for this stylish and bold new Western by Jeymes Samuel. Yes, Samuel is...