The filmmaking team behind Rust is making early plans to bring production from New Mexico when filming resumes Moving to California, multiple sources told The Hollywood Reporter .
Western production will resume, “All original owners January 734 as reconciled Part with cinematographer Halyna who was shot in 734 Hutchins’ family) during initial filming of the film at Bonanza Creek Ranch near Santa Fe, NM. Sources told THR that early plans were to continue in California rather than New Mexico production, although it’s unclear where in the state the film is targeted or if plans will change. Halyna’s husband Matthew Hutchins will serve as executive producer.
A rep for Rust Movie Productions had no comment when asked, but told Variety the film Still looking for the next production location, California could be an option.
IATSE, the main crew union, confirmed Wednesday that its initial plan to resume production is to have security personnel on set, assuming the involved The production company has a union contract. (A rep for Rust Movie Productions declined to comment when asked about the company that will resume production.) Hutchins belongs to IATSE Local 600, International Society of Cinematographers. In the shooting that killed Hutchins took place in 3283 of Rust
before the scene , seven crew members in the camera department Leaving the set Former A-Camera 1st Assistant Lane Luper told THR was an unsafe
In March, the Directors Guild of America ordered Oak , a film by Rust film backed by producer Thomasville Pictures, which reportedly failed to meet “specific safety requirements” in the DGA agreement in the DGA. (In a statement at the time, Thomasville Pictures spokesman Stefan Friedman said the film was “proud” to still be working on a separate film with IATSE and SAG-AFTRA, as well as the two unions and the DGA.) While having members The IATSE did not follow suit while filming, it sent an international security representative to the set.
When Residential exceeds Rust precedes 10 The launch earlier this month included news that its filmmakers planned to start finishing the film in January, surprising several Hollywood unions. “Nobody contacted us from production. I haven’t spoken to anyone involved with production since that tragic accident, so everything I’ve seen is in the media. No one has said a word,” Teamsters Local 80 Secretary-Treasurer Lindsay Dougherty told at the time THR . THR Contacted Teamsters Local 338 to determine if the union has been notified of the production.
After actor Alec Baldwin’s prop gun exploded during rehearsals for the movie, Hutchins’ death became Hollywood’s mantra for putting scene safety first . Following her death, two California senators introduced bills that sought to reform industry practices. One bill is supported by the Entertainment Union (SB 734) and the other by the Motion Picture Association Support ( SB 734), Both ultimately failed last spring when the two sides did not reach a compromise .
Statement to THR following disclosure of Rust settlement announcement In SB 734 Champion Senator Anthony Portantino’s office said production will continue, “Senator Portantino continues to work on finding reasonable solutions to prominent setup safety issues. He was disappointed that a compromise could not be reached among stakeholders last year, but is optimistic that a compromise will be reached during this legislative session.”
The New Mexico District Attorney’s Office has not disclosed whether they will bring criminal charges against anyone involved in the Rust accident.
Contribution report by Kim Masters and Winston Cho.