Alec Baldwin is in the news for days after he accidentally fires cinematographer Halyna Hutchins on the sets of the western film ‘Rust’. The incident has not only stunned netizens but the movie and TV actors to are numb. In an interview, the cinematographer’s father Anatoly Androsovych doesn’t accuse the actor but says people who handle guns on the set should be accountable.
Along with the cinematographer, the prop gun wounded director Joel Souza. Fortunately, the filmmaker withstood after being treated for his injuries. The team was shooting the upcoming Western at Bonanza Creek Ranch, south of Santa Fe, New Mexico when the tragedy happened.
In an interview with The Sun, Anatoly Androsovych, the father of late cinematographer Halyna Hutchins, blame ‘Rust’ films arsenal team who gave Alec Baldwin a loaded gun, he said, “We still can’t believe Halyna is dead and her mother is going out of her mind with grief. But I don’t hold Alec Baldwin responsible — it is the responsibility of the props people who handle the guns.”
Presently, Anatoly Androsovych is in continuous touch with his daughter, Halyna Hutchins’ husband Matthew. The late cinematographer’s mother Olga and sister Svetlana are presently establishing their visas for the US, to join Hutchins’ husband and nine-year-old son, Andros.
Anatoly further told, “The little boy has been very badly affected, he is lost without his mother. Matt will decide if legal action is going to be taken.”
Alec Baldwin is himself in trauma after the awful incident, the actor took to the microblogging site and published a statement, wrote, “There are no words to convey my shock and sadness regarding the tragic accident that took the life of Halyna Hutchins, a wife, mother and deeply admired colleague of ours. I’m fully cooperating with the police investigation to address how this tragedy occurred and.”
He added, “I am in touch with her husband, offering my support to him and his family. My heart is broken for her husband, their son, and all who knew and loved Halyna.”
Along with this Halyna Hutchins’ sister Svetlana Androsovych blasted the makers for their fault, she said, “How was this negligence allowed by such a team of professionals? This is just such an absolutely absurd coincidence. I don’t know where the investigation will lead, but there are so many guesses. Could this all be a set-up? What was it? It’s so hard to say. God only knows what happened, it’s just so incredibly hard to live through it. The only thing we want right now is to be there with my mum next to Halyna’s husband and their son to make sure he feels our support.”
A week before the fatal incident, many team members of Joel Souza directorial ‘Rust’ had shown their concern about the gun security on the movie’s set. Before Halyna’s death, the team had already come across three accidental gun releases. Involving an instance where Alec Baldwin’s stunt double accidentally fired two rounds of what he thought was a “cold” gun.