Husband of 'Rust' cinematographer Halyna Hutchins 'to file wrongful death lawsuit' after Movie armorer claimed saboteur put live round in gun Alec Baldwin fired

Husband of 'Rust' cinematographer Halyna Hutchins 'to file wrongful death lawsuit' after Movie armorer claimed saboteur put live round in gun Alec Baldwin fired



The husband of Halyna Hutchins, the cinematographer who was shot dead on the set of Alec Baldwin's movie 'Rust', has hired lawyers and is set to file a wrongful death lawsuit, according to a new report.


Hutchins was shot and killed during rehearsals for the film in Santa Fe, New Mexico on October 21.


The news of the lawsuit comes as Rust armorer (Crew member responsible for providing arms on set), Hannah Gutierrez Reed said she's not yet ready to speak about what happened after her lawyers claimed a saboteur put live round in gun Alec Baldwin fired.



Matthew Hutchins has hired the law firm Panish, Shea, Boyle and Ravipudi in Los Angeles, TMZ reports.


Sources told the outlet that there will be multiple defendants in the suit and it will be filed on behalf of Matthew and their son Andros, nine, following Halyna's death on October 21.



Hannah Guiterrez told Fox News Digital Wednesday, November 3: 'It’s only been two weeks, and I’m not ready to speak on it yet. That’ll come.






'At this point in time, I’m just referring and directing everyone to my lawyers.'


His lawyers suggested that a disgruntled film crew member may have planted the live round that killed cinematographer Hutchins inside a box of prop ammunition in a bid to 'sabotage' the film.



In the wake of the fatal shooting that also wounded director Joel Souza, several crew members have come out claiming that they were overworked and denied hotel rooms in the vicinity of the New Mexico set.


During an interview with the Today show's Savannah Guthrie on Wednesday, Gutierrez Reed's attorneys then used the theory that one of those 'disgruntled' crew members may have planted the live round on set as an act of revenge.






'I believe that somebody who would do that, would want to sabotage the set, would want to prove a point, want to say they're disgruntled, they're unhappy,' Jason Bowles said.


'And we know that people had already walked off the set the day before... and the reason they are unhappy is they're working 12 to 14 hour days, they are not given hotel rooms in and around the area, so they had to drive back and forth an hour to Albuquerque, and they're unhappy.'Latest Post
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