“Simply put, there was no reason for a live bullet to be placed in that .45 Colt revolver or to be present anywhere on the Rust set, and the presence of a bullet in a revolver posed a lethal threat to everyone in its vicinity,” 訴訟は述べています, claiming a failure to “implement and maintain industry standards for custody and control over firearms used on set.”
The lawsuit accuses the film’s producers of breaching their duties by allowing real ammunition to be stored on set.
“Plaintiff is informed and believes, and on such information and belief alleges that the ammunition used on the ‘Rust’ set was never stored securely and was simply left unattended in the prop truck,” 訴訟は述べています.
CNN has reached out to representatives for Baldwin, Halls and Gutierrez Reed, だけでなく、 “さび” movie production company but did not immediately hear back.
Gutierrez Reed’s attorney, Jason Bowles, released a statement Wednesday, questioning how live rounds ended up in the “dummies” box, and who put them in there.
“We are convinced that this was sabotage and Hannah is being framed,” Bowles said. “We believe that the scene was tampered with as well before the police arrived.”
以前は, Rust Movie Productions LLC said, “The safety of our cast and crew is the top priority of Rust Productions and everyone associated with the company. Though we were not made aware of any official complaints concerning weapon or prop safety on set, we will be conducting an internal review of our procedures while production is shut down.”
According to the lawsuit, Svetnoy and Hutchins were considered “close friends,” having worked on nine films together since 2017.
Svetnoy has previously spoke of his trauma from the incident, posting on Facebook that he “was holding her in my arms while she was dying,” そして “her blood was on my hands.” He also shared on Facebook what he called the last photo of Hutchins on the film set in New Mexico.