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Three crew members who were on the set of the film “Rust” when Alec Baldwin shot and killed cinematographer Halyna Hutchins are suing him over what they say was an accident waiting to happen.
Dolly operator Ross Addiego, costume designer Doran Curtin and key grip Reese Price are suing the actor, Rust Movie Productions and El Dorado Pictures for unspecified damages, TMZ first reported Tuesday.
They allege the defendants are guilty of negligence and intentional infliction of emotional distress.
The lawsuit, filed Friday in Santa Fe, New Mexico, court, is just the latest headache for Baldwin, who has been charged with two counts of involuntary manslaughter in Hutchins’ tragic death on Oct. 21, 2021.
According to the three plaintiffs in this civil lawsuit, the film’s short schedule and relaxed firearms training and the actor’s careless actions left them experiencing hearing issues from “blast injuries” as well as psychological trauma.
The three allege Baldwin, 64, is directly responsible for the incident that left Hutchins dead and the film’s director, Joel Souza, wounded in the New Mexico desert.
They say their traumatic experience would have been avoided and Hutchins would be alive had the actor simply decided to take safety seriously.
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