Alec Baldwin said Monday that shooting on the western movie “Rust” has wrapped, some 18 months after the cinematographer halyna hutchins died and director Joel Souza was injured in a shooting on set near Albuquerque, New Mexico.
The 65-year-old actor shared a selfie of his freshly shaven face on instagram after removing his facial hair for his character in the western.
“God it felt good to shave off that beard,” he captioned the photo.
Baldwin also reposted an Instagram Story of co-star Patrick Scott McDermott sharing a hug that read, “Alec’s last day. Will miss you.”
the movie plagued resumed production in April at the Yellowstone Film Ranch in Montana after stop production in April 2021, when Hutchins was fatally shot on set when a prop gun discharged a round of live ammunition.
Baldwin was testing the gun when it went off, killing Hutchins and wounding Souza.
In January, Baldwin and the film’s gunsmith, Hanna Gutierrez-Reed, were formally loaded with manslaughter, to which Baldwin pleaded not guilty in February.
However, last month, special prosecutors in New Mexico confirmed that they were manslaughter drop charges filed against Baldwin. Special prosecutors Kari Morrissey and Jason Lewis announced that the charges were dismissed after “new facts were revealed that require further investigation and forensic analysis.”
However, the charges against Gutierrez-Reed remain in force.
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