In an insane turn of events, Ryan Kinel reports that Alec Baldwin has reached a settlement with the widower of Rust cinematographer Halyna Hutchins and the film will resume filming in January. Even more bizarre, Hutchins’ widow Matthew Hutchins was named executive producer of the film.
The Santa Fe District Attorney’s office announced that criminal charges are still pending for Baldwin in spite of the settlement. Baldwin alleges the shooting death of Halyna Hutchins last summer was an accident and contends he did not pull the trigger. More with Kinel on RK Outpost.