Alec Baldwin Being Sued By Slain Cinematographer Halyna Hutchins’ Family For ‘Reckless Conduct’
A new report says the family of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins is suing actor Alec Baldwin and “Rust” movie producers. The cinematographer was shot and killed on the set of the movie during filming when a firearm Baldwin was holding discharged a bullet.
Lawyers for the family announced the lawsuit during a Los Angeles based news conference Tuesday. The suit was filed in the name of Hutchins’ husband, Matthew Hutchins, and their son, Andros. The “reckless conduct and cost-cutting measures” of Baldwin and the film’s producers “led to the death of Halyna Hutchins,” attorney Brian Pannish said during the press conference. There are at least three other lawsuits filed which are related to the shooting, but this is the first directly tied to one of the two people shot on the “Rust” set, KKTV reported. Lighting technician Serge Svetnoy, the film’s script supervisor Mamie Mitchell, and on-set armorer Hannah Gutierrez-Reed also have lawsuits pending......'