Alec Baldwin

Alec Baldwin sued by Halyna Hutchins' family over Rust film

Halyna Hutchins died on the set of Rust in New Mexico after Mr Baldwin allegedly fired a prop gun.

Mr Baldwin, 64, was charged with involuntary manslaughter last month.

The family has been "devastated by the shocking killing" of Ms Hutchins, their attorney Gloria Allred said.

The suit, which alleges intentional infliction of emotional distress and negligence, is being brought in Los Angeles County Superior Court by Ms Hutchins' mother, father and sister, who are living in Ukraine, Ms Allred said during a news conference on Thursday.

Alec Baldwin to be charged with involuntary manslaughter over Rust shooting

Mr Baldwin had been rehearsing a scene for the Western film Rust when the shooting happened at a ranch near Sante Fe, New Mexico in October 2021.

Hannah Gutierrez Reed, the film's armourer, will also be charged.

Lawyers for both said they intended to fight the charges in court.

Santa Fe's District Attorney Mary Carmack-Altwies announced the charges on Thursday, adding that they would be filed by the end of the month.

Alec Baldwin turns phone over to investigators

Cinematographer Halyna Hutchins was shot as Mr Baldwin, 63, rehearsed drawing a prop gun on the set of the movie Rust in October last year.

Santa Fe Sheriff's Office confirmed the actor had turned over his device to authorities near his home in New York.

Police had said earlier this week that the actor was not co-operating with the inquiry.

Santa Fe County Sheriff spokesperson Juan Rios told the Los Angeles Times on Friday that police intend to gather data like text messages and voicemails off the handset as part of their investigation into the incident.

Alec Baldwin says he didn't fire gun on film set

The star made the claim in his first sit-down interview since the incident in October.

"I would never point a gun at anyone and pull a trigger at them. Never," he told George Stephanopoulos of ABC News.

The interview was recorded on Tuesday, and is due to be broadcast in the US on Thursday evening.

Mr Stephanopoulos described their 80-minute discussion as "raw" and "intense.

The journalist described Mr Baldwin, 63, as "devastated" yet "very candid" and "forthcoming", while previewing the interview on Wednesday's Good Morning America.

Alec Baldwin told gun was safe before fatal shooting - court records

The unnamed director did not know the prop contained live ammunition and indicated it was unloaded by shouting "cold gun!", the records say.

Cinematographer Halyna Hutchins was fatally shot in the chest in Thursday's incident on the set of the film Rust.

Director Joel Souza, who was standing behind her, was wounded.

The 48-year-old received emergency treatment for a shoulder injury and was later released from hospital.

Further details of the police investigation were released on Friday when a search warrant was filed at a court in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

Alec Baldwin fired prop gun accidentally killing a woman on set of movie Rust – sheriff

Alec Baldwin fired a prop gun on a movie set in an accident that killed a photography chief and injured a director, authorities in New Mexico have said.

A statement from the Santa Fe Sheriff’s office said Baldwin, who is acting in and producing the film Rust, had fired the prop gun in an incident on Thursday.

The statement said deputies were dispatched to the set in Bonanza Creek Ranch when a 911 caller reported a shooting.

Alec Baldwin's Donald Trump meets his supporters on 'SNL'

"We all love Trump, don't we? We do. We do," Baldwin's commander-in-chief said. "I just had an amazing week, folks. I met with leaders from China, Egypt, and Jordan. Gorsuch was confirmed, the media is saying nice things and nobody is talking about Russia. Wow, what a difference 59 Tomahawk missiles can make."

Baldwin's Trump then began to ask those in the crowd if they liked that he "bombed Syria."

Most of the supporters were happy about the strike but wanted to talk to the President about issues that impacted them, like jobs.

Alec Baldwin says he might give up his Trump impression on 'SNL'

The actor tells "Extra" he thinks viewers may tire of his portrayal of President Trump on "Saturday Night Live."

"His policies aside, which you can hate, I thought he would have just relaxed," Baldwin says. "The maliciousness of this White House has people worried. ... That's why I'm not going to do it much longer, the impersonation, I don't know how much more people can take it."

Alec Baldwin's Trump act fools newspaper

El Nacional in the Dominican Republic has now apologised for accidentally publishing a still of Alec Baldwin, captioned as the US president, next to Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu.

The image accompanied an article about Israeli settlements.

The paper has said sorry to readers and "anyone affected".

The picture was sent to the newspaper along with information about Saturday Night Live, the long-running US satirical programme.

No-one spotted the mistake, says El Nacional.

Alec needles Trump again, this time in Russian

In a photo posted on Baldwin's Instagram account, Baldwin is wearing a red cap with the Trump campaign slogan "Make America Great Again. " But it's written in Cyrillic, the Russian alphabet.