It is a date that world cinema will not forget. On October 21, Alec Baldwin shot Halyna Hutchins, director of photography. The actor was then filming a scene from the film Rust in which he was supposed to shoot a dummy weapon. This one was actually loaded. If so far the thesis of the accident was privileged, the family of the deceased attacked the actor. Indeed, on Tuesday, February 15, lawyers for the family of Halyna Hutchins announced that they had filed a wrongful death complaint against Alec Baldwin. Worse still: they also published a video reconstructing the shooting of the film.
A sequence, named, Killing Halyna Hutchins on the set of Rust, features the actor’s shooting. “There are a lot of people guilty, but Mr. Baldwin was the person holding the gun…and without him she wouldn’t have died,” the family’s attorneys said, explaining that Alec Baldwin was not would not have received training in the handling of weapons. A very complicated situation for the actor, who, the same day, bought a farm in Vermont, for the amount of 1.7 million dollars. It is within the city of Arlington, that Alec Baldwin had fled New York following the death of the director of photography. “It’s a historic farm. East Arlington Village itself is historic,” said Faith Rhodes, the broker who handled the sale of the home, which was built in the 1780s.
An important region for Alec Baldwin’s family
Composed of a guest house, the house would have sold for $559,000 in 2014. But the Baldwin family would have done everything to obtain this property, they who have deep ties with the region in which the farm is located. Indeed, the grandfather of the wife of Alec Baldwin would have lived not far from the property. The man would then have tried to find his family roots. Together with his wife, he had bought a summer house. The purchase of this property by Alec Baldwin is therefore not insignificant.
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