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Investigators Recover Ammunition From Baldwin Film Set
Detectives recovered what they described as loose and boxed ammunition from the Western film set where actor Alec Baldwin accidentally shot and killed a cinematographer, according to an inventory of seized items released on Monday. . Authorities did not specify what type of ammunition they removed from the “Rust” set and whether it was live or dummy bullets or blank cartridges. The items included two boxes of “ammunition”, “ammunition and loose boxes” as well as a “fanny pack with ammunition”.
New Mexico, location of Baldwin’s filming, plays a key role for Hollywood
New Mexico’s dusty desert landscapes provided the perfect backdrop for Hollywood westerns, but the state has also served as a filming location for everything from the drug-trafficking drama “Breaking Bad” to the science-mystery mystery. fiction “Stranger Things”. New Mexico’s role in television and film came to light last week when cinematographer Halyna Hutchins was shot dead on the set of “Rust,” a western that was set in Bonanza Creek. Ranch outside of Santa Fe. Actor Alec Baldwin fired the prop pistol that killed Hutchins after learning he was not loaded https://www.reuters.com/world/us/alec -baldwin-fired-prop-gun-that-killed-crew-member-movie -set-authorities-2021-10-22, according to authorities.
Kim Kardashian West collaborates with luxury brand Fendi
Kim Kardashian West’s shapewear brand Skims is collaborating with Fendi on a new clothing collection, the companies said on Monday. The new body-hugging clothing collection is set to launch on November 9 and has been co-designed by Kardashian West and British fashion designer Kim Jones, said Fendi, the Italian luxury fashion house of LVMH.
Pressure mounts to ban real guns in Hollywood after Baldwin tragedy
The fatal shooting accident on the set of an Alec Baldwin film has sparked calls for a ban on the use of real guns in TV shows and films, with two producers having previously announced that they would stop this practice. “Booksmart” director Olivia Wilde called on Hollywood to implement what she called “Halyna’s Law,” and a petition urging Baldwin to lead a campaign to ban the use of real guns had attracted more than 27,000 votes as of Monday.
Adele will play her first concerts in five years with the London Hyde Park shows
Music superstar Adele said on Tuesday she would perform two concerts at Hyde Park in London next summer, her first in five years, an announcement according to British media has crashed her website as fans rushed to register for a pre-sale ticket. The 33-year-old, who topped the US and UK charts last week with the comeback single “Easy On Me”, took to Twitter with the message “Oiii Oiiiiiiiiiiiii”, sharing concert dates from the 1st and July 2 and the pre-sale link on its website.
Environmental documentary narrated by Alec Baldwin delays release
The theatrical and digital release of ‘Flint: Who Can You Trust?’, An environmental documentary narrated by Alec Baldwin, has been postponed, its director said, following the fatal shooting of a cinematographer on the set from the actor’s film ‘Rust’. Cinematographer Halyna Hutchins was killed and director Joel Souza was injured when a gun Baldwin was using during rehearsal fired. The actor had learned that the gun was not loaded, according to court documents.
Speak out to save our planet, urges Billie Eilish ahead of COP26
Music star Billie Eilish forcefully joined scientists at Arctic Basecamp on Tuesday, calling on world leaders to come together and take urgent action at the UN’s COP26 climate summit next week. The singer recorded a video message, with “The Office” actor Rainn Wilson, explorer Levison Wood and Robert Irwin, son of the late Australian environmentalist Steve Irwin, also lending their voices to the project in collaboration with the British University. of Exeter.
Comedian Dave Chappelle first addresses Netflix’s transgender controversy
Editor’s note: beware of the strong language in paragraph 4 that may offend some readers Comedian Dave Chappelle addressed the transgender controversy on Netflix on Monday https://www.reuters.com/business/media-telecom/netflix-workers -stage-walk- out-over-chappelle-transgender-comment-2021-10-20 in its entirety for the first time on a video on his Instagram account, five days after a hundred people demonstrated near the headquarters of the streaming company.
‘Dune: Part Two’ movie gets green light from Warner Bros
Film studio Warner Bros. announced on Tuesday that it will release a second “Dune” film in October 2023. The first installment of the sci-fi epic, directed by Denis Villeneuve and one of the most anticipated films of 2021 , opened in theaters across North America last week and made $ 41 million in its opening weekend.
(With contributions from agencies.)