La nuova polizza ha effetto immediato, lo showrunner Alexi Hawley ha informato il suo staff venerdì, secondo i rapporti.
“Come oggi, it is now policy on The Rookie that all gunfire on set will be Air Soft guns with CG muzzle flashes added in post. There will be no more ‘live’ weapons on the show,” his memo states via The Hollywood Reporter.
“Come sempre, if you ever feel unsafe or witness anything that concerns you, please don’t hesitate to report it,” it concludes. “My door is always open.”
Reps for ABC and “The Rookie” did not immediately return Fox News’ richiesta di commento.
The new policy was announced just one day after cinematographer Halyna Hutchins was killed by a prop gun used during rehearsals by Baldwin, who is a star and producer of the movie. Director Joel Souza was also injured and taken to the hospital. Actress Frances Fisher wrote on Twitter that Souza has since been released.
An assistant director on the Nuovo Messico movie set claimed that a gun being handed to Baldwin on Thursday was unloaded, a search warrant filed in a Santa Fe court said, secondo i rapporti.
“Pistola fredda,” annunciato all'epoca l'assistente alla regia Dave Halls, usando il gergo per un'arma scarica, prima di una prova per il film, L'Associated Press ha riferito.
Poco dopo, dicono i documenti del tribunale, Baldwin pulled the trigger of the firearm, fatally wounding Hutchins and wounding director Souza.
Halls was unaware live rounds were inside the firearm he grabbed and handed to Baldwin, a detective wrote in an application for the search warrant, ha riferito l'AP.
“Investigators are attempting to determine what type of projectile was in the firearm,” the sheriff’s office told Fox News in a statement.
The Santa Fe County Sheriff’s Office obtained the search warrant Friday as part of efforts to investigate the shooting.
Rust Movie Productions, the company behind the film, is also conducting its own review of what happened, hanno detto i funzionari. The company’s statement came amid reports that some crew members were unhappy about the level of gun safety on the movie set. Fox News has not independently confirmed the veracity of the complaints.
Production was halted on “Ruggine” after Thursday’s incident. Di venerdì, Baldwin broke his silence and expressed his condolences to Hutchins’ famiglia.
“Non ci sono parole per esprimere il mio shock e la mia tristezza per il tragico incidente che ha tolto la vita a Halyna Hutchins, una moglie, nostra madre e nostra collega profondamente ammirata,” he said Friday morning on Twitter.
“Sto collaborando pienamente con le indagini della polizia per affrontare come si è verificata questa tragedia e sono in contatto con suo marito, offrendo il mio sostegno a lui e alla sua famiglia. Il mio cuore è spezzato per suo marito, il loro figlio, e tutti coloro che conoscevano e amavano Halyna,” ha concluso l'attore.