Alec Baldwin took to Instagram to rejoice his final day of filming “Rust,” his upcoming Western movie on the set of which cinematographer Halyna Hutchins was fatally shot.
Filming restarted final month on “Rust,” a 12 months and a half after Hutchins was killed when a prop gun held by Baldwin discharged.
“God it felt good to shave off that beard,” Baldwin wrote on Instagram accompanied by a photograph of his clean-shaven face. The actor, who additionally produces and co-wrote the story of “Rust” with director Joel Souza, additionally reposted an Instagram story that photos him embracing his younger co-star Patrick Scott McDermott, who wrote within the caption with a coronary heart emoji, “Alec’s last day. I’ll miss you.”
Several hours earlier, Baldwin uploaded a photograph of him and McDermott posing with a smile, writing, “Last day on the set of ‘Rust’ with this guy. A very talented actor and lovely young man with a bright future ahead. My love to you, [Patrick Scott McDermott].”
After a prolonged investigation by New Mexico authorities, Baldwin was criminally charged with two counts of involuntary manslaughter on Jan. 31, 2023. One month later, he pleaded not responsible, and in April, prosecutors dropped all costs towards the actor. Charges proceed towards “Rust’s” armorer, Hannah Gutierrez-Reed, who is about to look at a preliminary listening to in New Mexico’s First Judicial District Court on Aug. 9.
In October, a 12 months after Hutchins was killed, her household settled a wrongful demise lawsuit with the manufacturing. As a part of the settlement, Hutchins’ husband Matthew Hutchins boarded the movie as an govt producer.
“Rust” takes place in Eighties Kansas, the place an outlaw named Harland Rust (Baldwin) comes out of hiding to save lots of his teenage grandson, Lucas (McDermott). The film additionally stars Travis Fimmel, Frances Fisher, Jensen Ackles and Devon Werkheiser.