After multiple investigations into the fatal shooting during the New Mexico production and a series of lawsuits, Hutchins’ widow Matthew Hutchins issued a statement October 5 announcing a settlement over the wrongful death case against the producers of “Rust,” including lead star Alec Baldwin.
“We have reached a settlement, subject to court approval, for our wrongful death case against the producers of ‘Rust,’ including Alec Baldwin and Rust Movie Productions, LLC. As part of that settlement, our case will be dismissed,” Hutchins said in a statement, via Deadline. “The filming of ‘Rust,’ which I will now executive produce, will resume with all the original principal players on board in January 2023.”
Hutchins added, “I have no interest in engaging in recriminations or attribution of blame (to the producers or Mr. Baldwin