‘Rust’ Movie Set Shooting Likely to Prompt Major Lawsuits | Burns & Wilcox

The accidental shooting resulting in the tragic death of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins on the set of the film Rust could lead to a tremendous legal fallout. Reports indicate that Hutchins died after producer and actor Alec Baldwin fired a prop gun that contained a live round.

 

“At the end of the day, somebody is accountable for what happened. It is a tragic event. Someone did not do their job properly.” –Matt Lawford, Broker, Advertising and Film Production, Chesterfield Group, a subsidiary of H.W. Kaufman Group

 

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