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Alec Baldwin Reaches Settlement With Halyna Hutchins’ Family

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(Trending Innovatives): According to a statement that was released by the actor’s attorney, the family of Halyna Hutchins, the cinematographer who was killed on the set of the “Rust” movie in 2021, and Alec Baldwin have reached an undisclosed settlement in the wrongful death lawsuit that was filed against the actor and others. The lawsuit was filed against Alec Baldwin and others.

The case against Baldwin, the film’s production firms, its producers, and other important members of the team was filed in February in Santa Fe, and it cited multiple violations of industry standards. According to the statement, Matthew Hutchins, who is the widower of Halyna Hutchins, who passed away while working on the film, would serve as an executive producer on the project and earn a percentage of the revenues.

“We have negotiated a settlement in our wrongful death complaint against the creators of Rust, including Alec Baldwin and Rust Movie Productions, LLC, which is subject to approval by the court. As a result of reaching that compromise, our legal action will be dropped. In January of 2023, we will get back into production on Rust, which I will now executive produce, and bring back all of the actors who played the leading roles in the original cast. I have absolutely no interest in taking part in recriminations or assigning blame for anything (to the producers or Mr. Baldwin). We are all of the same opinions that Halyna’s passing was the result of a horrific accident. Hutchins said in a statement, “I am delighted that the producers and the entertainment industry have joined together to pay honor to Halyna’s final work.”

“Everyone has remained steadfast in their commitment to doing what is in Halyna’s son’s best interest throughout the entirety of this challenging process. “We are grateful to everyone who helped to the closure of this unfortunate and painful situation,” Luke Nikas of Quinn Emanuel, the attorney for Alec Baldwin, said in a statement. “This whole ordeal has been incredibly difficult for all of us.” It is anticipated that film director Joel Souza, who was hurt in the shooting incident as well, will return to work on the picture. Full Story

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