Alec Baldwin is heard saying ‘I don’t want to shoot towards you’ while firing prop gun and directing Rust crew on safety in never-before-seen footage filmed days before shooting Halyna Hutchins dead on set
- A series of videos has revealed Alec Baldwin discussing safety on the set of Rust in never before seen clips from the filming of the American Western
- Hutchins died after Baldwin’s prop gun fired a live round of ammunition on set, killing the cinematographer – just days after the bombshell videos were filmed
- Baldwin is seen preparing for scenes, firing the guns and acting in character
A series of videos has revealed the moment Alec Baldwin is heard telling a crew member ‘I don’t want to shoot towards you’ while filming Rust, just days before Halyna Hutchins was shot dead on set.
The videos show Baldwin discussing safety in the new footage recorded days before Hutchins died after being shot with a live round fired from a prop gun during filming.
In the five videos exclusively obtained by NBC, Baldwin can be seen preparing for scenes, firing guns and acting in character.
In two of the videos Baldwin can be heard rearranging crew members after showing concern for their safety.
The videos run for a total of seven minutes and were filmed just weeks before production of the American Western was shut down after the tragedy.
A series of videos has revealed the moment Alec Baldwin is heard telling Halyna Hutchins to ‘get out of the way’ and another crew member ‘I don’t want to shoot towards you’ while filming Rust
Special prosecutors in New Mexico were scheduled to convene to reconsider charges against Baldwin with involuntary manslaughter on Thursday.
But the judge rescheduled during a teleconference hearing on Wednesday, a source familiar with the case told NBC.
In the first video, Baldwin can be seen lying on the ground holding a prop gun and asks Halyna to ‘get out of the way’ while explaining his movements in the scene.
He then continues by asking someone off camera to get on the ‘other side of the camera’ because ‘I don’t want to shoot towards you.’
In the second video Baldwin asks for a blanket to be placed next to him off-camera, where he can toss the gun aside, using it as a landing pad.
The third video shows Baldwin in character repeatedly firing a prop gun before he runs out of dummy rounds.
‘One more, one more, one more. Right away, right away, let’s reload,’ he says in an attempt to get the scene to keep moving.
The clip ends on Baldwin then saying, ‘We should have had two guns and both of them reloading.’
In the fourth and fifth videos, Baldwin stops filming to check on the safety of a crew member who is walking backwards to film the scene.
In one, he can be heard expressing concern about the steepness of a path and asks the crew member to use a safer part of the trail.
In the other a cameraman falls and Baldwin is heard repeatedly asking, ‘Are you OK?’ before filming resumes.
The videos are among dozens that special prosecutors requested from Rust Movie Productions LLC and didn’t receive until October, a source claimed to the outlet.
Prosecutors announced their intention to re-charge the 30 Rock star with involuntary manslaughter on Oct 17.
It remains unclear how much footage prosecutors have reviewed or whether they’ve reviewed any of the five videos.
The five videos could be presented to the grand jury.
Involuntary manslaughter charges against Baldwin were dismissed in April, but a New Mexico grand jury is expected to decide soon whether charges should be refiled, CNN has reported.
The videos show Baldwin discussing safety in the new footage recorded days before Hutchins (pictured) died after being shot with a live round fired from a prop gun during filming
The new videos are among dozens requested from Rust Movie Productions LLC by special prosecutors in the spring, NBC reported.
The footage could be presented to the grand jury as evidence in the case.
Part of the Santa Fe County police investigation focuses on how a live round of ammunition may have made it onto the movie set.
Baldwin’s attorneys, as well as special prosecutors did not comment to NBC. Daily Mail.com has reached out for comment.
Baldwin denied pulling the trigger on the weapon and his attorneys have previously said they will address the case in court.
‘It is unfortunate that a terrible tragedy has been turned into this misguided prosecution,’ Baldwin’s attorneys, Luke Nikas and Alex Spiro, told NBC in a statement in October.
‘We will answer any charges in court.’
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