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James Gunn leads tributes to Haylna Hutchins after on-set tragedy

James Gunn leads the tributes to Halyna Hutchins after the late cinematographer was accidentally fatally hit by a “prop gun” fired by Alec Baldwin.

The “Guardians of the Galaxy” filmmaker has led the tributes to the late cinematographer, who died aged 42 after a “prop gun” fired by Alec Baldwin on the set of ‘Rust’ accidentally fatally hit her, and left director-and-writer Joel Souza, 48, injured. James tweeted: “My heart goes out to all of those affected by the tragedy today on Rust, especially Halyna Hutchins & her family.

Sinister” screenwriter C. Robert Cargill heaped praise on the cinematographer’s work and described her death as a “tragic loss for cinema”.

He said: “I loved Halyna Hutchins’ work so much. It’s not only a tragic loss for cinema but to so many of you I know who worked with her. You and her family are all in my thoughts tonight. I’m heartbroken for you all.


Santa Fe County Sheriff Juan Rios confirmed the identities of the two crew members shot and that it was the 68-year-old Hollywood star who discharged the firearm, and while no charges have been made at this time, the investigation is ongoing as they continue to interview witnesses. A statement read: “The sheriff’s office confirms that two individuals were shot on the set of ‘Rust’.

“Halyna Hutchins, 42, director of photography and Joel Souza, 48, director, were shot when a prop firearm was discharged by Alec Baldwin, 68, producer and actor.

Source: eNCA

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