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Prosecutors Have a Long List of Baldwin's Alleged 'Horseplay' With Gun

They say he was often reckless on set of 'Rust'

(Newser) - Before the shot that took Rust cinematographer Halyna Hutchins' life in 2021, prosecutors say Alec Baldwin "engaged in horseplay" with the revolver that would ultimately kill her. Prosecutors say in a new court filing that they plan to introduce evidence that Baldwin's "erratic and aggressive behavior during...

Alec Baldwin, Wife, 7 Kids Are Getting a Reality Show

Despite the fact that actor's manslaughter trial looms

(Newser) - Alec Baldwin's big-enough-for-a-baseball-lineup family is getting its own reality show, despite the fact that the actor is soon to go on trial for manslaughter . Also starring in the series will be his wife, Hilaria (whose biggest scandal to date has to do with whether or not she's Spanish...

Judge Rules on Baldwin's Ask Over Dropping Criminal Charge

Actor loses bid to nix manslaughter charge, meaning 'Rust' trial is on track for this summer

(Newser) - A New Mexico judge has rejected a request by Alec Baldwin to dismiss the sole criminal charge against him in a fatal shooting on the set of the movie Rust, keeping the case on track for a trial this summer. Judge Mary Marlowe Sommer on Friday upheld an indictment charging...

Prosecutors: Rust Armorer Slammed 'Idiot' Jurors in Phone Calls

Hannah Gutierrez-Reed will be sentenced Monday

(Newser) - Hannah Gutierrez-Reed, the armorer on the set of Rust who was convicted of involuntary manslaughter in the fatal shooting of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins, called the jurors in her case "idiots" and "a--holes" and complained about the incident's negative impact on her own life and modeling career, prosecutors...

Prosecutors Rail Against Alec Baldwin in New Filing

They claim he had 'no control' over his emotions on the set of 'Rust'

(Newser) - A new filing in the involuntary manslaughter case against Alec Baldwin reveals some of what prosecutors plan to argue as they push for the actor to be held accountable for the fatal shooting of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins on the New Mexico set of Rust in 2021. Baldwin, they argue in...

First Rust Trial Backs Up a Key Point for Alec Baldwin

Armorer expert says it wasn't Baldwin's job to check the safety of the gun

(Newser) - The trial and conviction of a movie armorer in connection with a fatal shooting on the set of the Western movie Rust has given Alec Baldwin and his legal team an unusual window into how his own trial could unfold. A New Mexico jury deliberated less than three hours Wednesday...

Jury Finds Armorer Guilty in Film Set Shooting by Baldwin

Hannah Gutierrez-Reed convicted of involuntary manslaughter

(Newser) - A jury convicted a movie weapons supervisor of involuntary manslaughter on Wednesday in the fatal shooting of a cinematographer by actor Alec Baldwin during a rehearsal on the set of the Western movie Rust. The verdict against Hannah Gutierrez-Reed assigns new blame in the death of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins in...

Testimony Gets Tense at Trial Over Fatal Shooting on Film Set

Hannah Gutierrez-Reed is on trial for involuntary manslaughter

(Newser) - Testimony at trial Monday turned emotional and argumentative as an eyewitness recounted the fatal 2021 shooting of a cinematographer by actor Alec Baldwin during a movie rehearsal and described gun misfires, crew members walking out, and a "ludicrous" pace of work, the AP reports. Hannah Gutierrez-Reed, who was the...

Alec Baldwin Faces New Charges in Movie Shooting
Alec Baldwin
Not Guilty

Alec Baldwin Pleads Not Guilty

Actor faces new involuntary manslaughter charges in death of Halyna Hutchins

(Newser) - Avoiding a formal arraignment, Alec Baldwin entered a not guilty plea in New Mexico on Wednesday to the new involuntary manslaughter charges against him in the shooting death of Halyna Hutchins. The actor was then released on his personal recognizance, People reports. The conditions of his release include prohibitions on...

Alec Baldwin Returns (Briefly) to SNL
Alec Baldwin
Returns (Briefly) to SNL

Alec Baldwin Returns (Briefly) to SNL

Actor appears not as Trump but as himself in a cameo during a Timothee Chalamet sketch

(Newser) - A Saturday Night Live mainstay returned to the show this week, though it was a quick visit. Alec Baldwin was back for the first time in three years, reports CNN , and it wasn't to resurrect his impersonation of Donald Trump. Instead, Baldwin appeared as himself in a sketch about...

New Mexico Prosecutors Want to Charge Baldwin Again

They say 'additional facts have come to light' in 2021 'Rust' shooting

(Newser) - Six months after involuntary manslaughter charges against Alec Baldwin were dropped in a " stunning turnaround ," there has been another turnaround from special prosecutors in New Mexico. Special prosecutors Kari Morrissey and Jason Lewis are seeking to recharge Baldwin in the death of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins on the set...

Defamation Suit Against Baldwin to Be Refiled

Family accuses actor of setting social media followers on fallen Marine's sister

(Newser) - A lawyer for the family of a Marine killed in Afghanistan said Thursday that a new version of a lawsuit accusing actor Alec Baldwin of unleashing his social media followers against them will soon be filed. A federal judge had dismissed the original lawsuit but invited the family to rewrite...

Lawsuit Against Baldwin From Marine's Family Dismissed

He called fallen Marine's sister an 'insurrectionist'

(Newser) - A $25 million defamation lawsuit against Alec Baldwin from the widow and sisters of a Marine killed in the 2021 suicide attack at Kabul's airport has been dismissed—again. The actor donated $5,000 to the family of Lance Cpl. Rylee J. McCollum after the attack. He was sued...

Prosecutors: Rust Armorer Was Likely Hungover

Prosecutors level new accusations against Hannah Gutierrez-Reed

(Newser) - The weapons supervisor on the film set where Alec Baldwin shot and killed a cinematographer was drinking and smoking marijuana in the evenings during the filming of Rust, prosecutors are alleging, saying she was likely hungover when she loaded a live bullet into the revolver that the actor used. They...

Hammer of Gun in Rust Shooting Possibly Modified

Prosecutors request forensic testing of the revolver, armorer's jacket

(Newser) - Investigators believe the gun Alec Baldwin was handling when it fired a bullet that killed Rust cinematographer Halyna Hutchins may have been intentionally modified. In a motion requesting forensic testing of the .45 Long Colt revolver and ammunition, New Mexico special prosecutors say "the modification appears to be related...

Prosecutors Plan to Drop Baldwin's Charges
No Longer
Charged in
Rust Death

Baldwin No Longer Charged in Rust Death

New investigation could mean counts are reinstated later

(Newser) - In what the AP is calling "a stunning turnaround," prosecutors on Friday formally dismissed the involuntary manslaughter charge that Alec Baldwin had been facing in the death of the Rust cinematographer Halyna Hutchins. That was the only remaining criminal charge against Baldwin in state District Court in Santa...

Widower of Cinematographer to Work on Resumed Rust Film

Matthew Hutchins will be an executive producer

(Newser) - The Alec Baldwin movie Rust will resume production this week, according to Rust Movie Productions, about a year and a half after cinematographer Halyna Hutchins was fatally shot on set with a prop gun. Baldwin will return, as will director Joel Souza, who was wounded in the shooting, reports CNBC...

Another Win for Alec Baldwin in Rust Case
DA in Rust Case
Steps Aside

DA in Rust Case Steps Aside

Santa Fe prosecutor said she couldn't continue without 'extra manpower'

(Newser) - Santa Fe District Attorney Mary Carmack-Altwies has stepped aside from the Rust prosecution after a series of setbacks and has named two lawyers to take over as special prosecutors, Variety reports. Earlier this month, special prosecutor Andrea Reeb stepped down from the prosecution of Alec Baldwin and armorer Hannah Gutierrez-Reed...

Alec Baldwin Enters Plea, Learns Conditions of Release

Actor faces involuntary manslaughter charge in New Mexico

(Newser) - Alec Baldwin on Thursday pleaded not guilty to involuntary manslaughter in the shooting death of a cinematographer on a New Mexico film set. The plea was contained in a court filing after the actor asked to avoid appearing at a virtual hearing scheduled for Friday, the New York Times reports....

Producers Say Rust Will Resume Filming

Director Joel Souza says finishing project will be 'bittersweet'

(Newser) - To call production of the movie Rust so far "troubled" would be a massive understatement, but producers still plan to resume filming the Western this spring. Rust Movie Productions says the production will include old and new crew members. The producers say cinematographer Bianca Cline will replace Halyna Hutchins,...

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