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Alec Baldwin Brings ‘Rust’ to Cannes

Alec Baldwin Brings 'Rust' to Cannes

The first time the existence of a project called Rust It was in the virtual market of Cannesthere by 2020looking for financing. Later the title was linked to one of the most traumatic recent episodes in the history of hollywoodWell, it was during the filming of this western independent that, the October 21, 2021, Alec Baldwin accidentally fired a gun he thought was a prop, injuring the director Joel Souza and killing the cinematographer Halyna Hutchins. It’s been 18 months since the accident.

During this time there has been much discussion about the presence in the sets of Hollywood firearms, while Baldwin faced various legal measures as long as he was the one who had the gun in hand and who, in addition to being a leading actor, was the producer. The deficient security measures of Rust have been in the crosshairs of the authorities, having as a focus in addition to Baldwin the gunsmith Hannah Gutierrez Reed and the assistant director Dave Halls. The involuntary manslaughter charge has hung over all of them.

This April, on the other hand, two murder charges against Baldwin were dropped, coinciding with the intention of him and other producers to resume, despite everything, the filming of Rust. The film would now feature Hutchins’s widower, Matthew Hutchinsserving as executive producer after reaching an agreement with Baldwin’s associates, and is currently shooting at the ranch Yellowstone Film of Mountain. The idea is that the filming ends at the end of the month, and in the meantime hollywood reporter has revealed that the film is once again looking for financing and distribution in the place where it all began: Cannes.

The producer goodfellas (before Wild Bunch) will be present in the market of the French city in parallel to the development of its film festival, taking over from Highland Film Group. Rust, which keeps Souza as director, narrates how an outlaw (Baldwin) comes out of hiding to prevent his 13-year-old grandson, accused of murder, from being hanged. Faced with his presence in the Cannes market, he has immense fame; Another question is the look that this has.

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