Alec Baldwin was pointing gun at camera in Rust rehearsal, legal papers say



Actor Alec Baldwin was drawing a revolver across his body and pointing it at a camera during a rehearsal on a US film set when it fired with tragic results, legal documents have revealed. Cinematographer Halyna Hutchins was killed and director Joel Souza was injured while filming Rust on Thursday. Affidavits containing statements from Souza and camera operator Reid Russell have shed more light on what happened. Baldwin was handed a prop gun and told it was unloaded, court documents said. Souza was standing behind Hutchins when they were both hit, according to the affidavit. “Joel stated that they had Alec sitting in a pew in a church building setting, and he was practicing a cross draw,” it said. “Joel said he was looking over the shoulder of [Hutchins], when he heard what sounded like a whip and then loud pop.“(BBC)…[+]