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Halyna Hutchins’s Death on the Set of Rust Was “Not a Freak Accident”

Halyna Hutchins’s death during the filming of Rust is a tragic consequence of studios prioritizing profit and speed over crew members’ lives. Alec Baldwin’s culpability isn’t about him pulling the trigger on a prop gun — it’s about his and his fellow producers’ cost-cutting decisions.

Source: Halyna Hutchins’s Death on the Set of Rust Was “Not a Freak Accident”

Stories of Terrible Conditions on “Rust” Set Were Emerging Even Before Fatal Shooting – Mother Jones

The camera crew had walked off the set earlier that day in protest of working conditions. Producers threatened to call security on them before bringing in non-union replacements. The prop gun had already misfired multiple times. These are just some of the details emerging about the events that led up to Alec Baldwin fatally shooting cinematographer Halyna Hutchins on Thursday, according to a new Los Angeles Times report.

Source: Stories of Terrible Conditions on “Rust” Set Were Emerging Even Before Fatal Shooting – Mother Jones