‘Rust’ cinematographer dies in shooting on set
Helena Hutchins’ widower, Matt Hutchins, and his family and close friends are planning a private ceremony to honor the cinematographer’s life and legacy.
A family representative told Granthshala News that Halina was cremated and her ashes would be buried.
Matt said in a statement obtained by Granthshala, “Haleena was the love of my life, and her loss has devastated the dreams of our family. We will forever feel her silence as a suffocating peace in her home.” We do.”
“Our love and adoration for her grows as we tell her story, and we hope her work can inspire filmmakers and storytellers around the world. We thank the many generous supporters who have come through our loss. Have been so thoughtful in time.”
Helena Hutchins’ husband honors his late wife after fatal shooting on the sets of ‘Jung’
Hutchins was killed on the set of indie-western “Rust” in New Mexico on October 21 after the actor alec baldwin He fired a gun during rehearsals that he was told “cold”.
The cinematographer was shot in the stomach area and the director Joel Souza was injured, In the wake of the tragedy, authorities are investigating the incident and whether there are criminal charges for any of the parties involved.
Halyana Hutchins family seeks legal advice, will reportedly file wrongful death lawsuit
A representative for Hutchins’ family confirmed to Granthshala News on November 4 that Matt has retained legal counsel for Punish She Boyle Ravipudi, with Brian Panish serving as lead counsel.
Sources familiar with the situation reportedly told tmz That plan is to file a wrongful death lawsuit on behalf of Matt and his 9-year-old son. There will reportedly be multiple defendants in the case, the outlet notes.
The news comes after the armor of the set, Hannah Gutierrez Reed, through its lawyers, made explosive claims that a live round was presented in a box of dummy rounds Intentionally by a disgruntled crew member.
speaking on “Today” Show On Wednesday, Gutierrez Reed’s attorneys, Jason Bowles and Robert Gorens, claimed that the bullets their client found on the day of the shooting were taken from a box filled with only dummy rounds that were incapable of firing.
However, because ammunition was left unattended that day from about 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., they believe a live in the box for a disgruntled crew member in an attempt to sabotage the set. There was an opportunity to mix the rounds.
“We don’t know, though, whether that live round came from that box,” Bowles said. “We’re assuming it’s done. We’re assuming someone put that live round in that box, which, if you think about it, is the person who put the live round in the box for the dummy round, His purpose was to sabotage the set. There’s no other reason to do that. That you would mix that live round with a dummy round.”
Multiple cameras on the morning of the shooting incident crew members went out on alleged poor working conditions.
The Santa Fe County Sheriff’s Department has not commented on these allegations and has not named any suspects on any criminal charges. However, Sheriff Aden Mendoza previously stated that focus of investigation Just trying to figure out how the live round made it to a set where they shouldn’t have been present at all.
Granthshala News’ Tyler McCarthy contributed to this report.