LOS ANGELES (AP) - Production of the movie that Alec Baldwin was making when he shot and killed a cinematographer last week has been officially halted, but producers of the Western described the move as "a pause rather than an end."
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - A crew member says she has raised safety concerns in the past about the assistant director who authorities say unwittingly handed actor Alec Baldwin the prop gun that killed a cinematographer on a film set.
TOKYO (AP) - Boxers, janitors, fishermen, the heroes of Keisuke Yoshida's movies are Japanese society's angst-filled losers, struggling against odds in a violent, imperfect, often-crazed world.
NEW YORK (AP) - With computer-generated imagery, it seems the sky's the limit in the magic Hollywood can produce: elaborate dystopian universes. Trips to outer space, for those neither astronauts nor billionaires. Immersive journeys to the future, or back to bygone eras.
NEW YORK (AP) - Denis Villeneuve's "Dune" debuted with $40.1 million in ticket sales in its opening weekend in North America, drawing a large number of moviegoers to see the thundering sci-fi epic on the big screen despite it also being available to stream in homes.
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) - Hours before actor Alec Baldwin fired a fatal gunshot from a prop gun that he had been told was safe, a camera crew for the movie he was filming walked off the job to protest conditions and production issues that included safety concerns.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The shooting death of a cinematographer on the set of the set of the Alec Baldwin movie "Rust" is a reminder of the dangers that can exist on film and television sets. As authorities investigate why a crew member handed Baldwin a loaded gun instead of one safe to use, industry leaders will look for ways to avoid similar tragedies.
Safety standards developed by film studios and labor unions are the primary protection for actors and film crews when a scene calls for using prop guns. The industry-wide guidance is clear: "Blanks can kill. Treat all firearms as if they are loaded."
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) - An assistant director unwittingly handed Alec Baldwin a loaded weapon and told him it was safe to use in the moments before the actor fatally shot a cinematographer, court records released Friday show.
NEW YORK (AP) - Halyna Hutchins, the cinematographer who was fatally shot by Alec Baldwin, traveled far during her 42 years. She grew up on a remote Soviet military base and worked on documentary films in Eastern Europe before studying film in Los Angeles and embarking on a promising movie-making career.
Cinematographer Halyna Hutchins died Thursday after a prop firearm that actor Alec Baldwin was holding discharged on the New Mexico set of "Rust." Director Joel Souza was also hit and injured but has since been released from the hospital. While many things still aren't known - police are investigating - the AP looks at the use of firearms on film and television productions and the safety protocols in place.
STOWE, Vt. (AP) - In an obituary published Oct. 21, 2021, about Eleonore "Lorli" von Trapp Campbell, The Associated Press erroneously reported an element of her family relationship. She was a half-sibling to the children depicted in "The Sound of Music," not a stepsibling.
A woman has been killed and a man injured Thursday after they were shot by a prop firearm at a movie set outside Santa Fe, authorities said.
NEW YORK (AP) - Who was Jacques-Yves Cousteau, exactly?
There's a clear message in the new film "Ron's Gone Wrong" and that message is to stop watching films like "Ron's Gone Wrong."
These. People. Existed.
There's a line that Bill Murray's Harold Ross-like character Arthur Howitzer Jr, the editor of The French Dispatch of the Liberty, Kansas Evening Sun, says a few times in Wes Anderson's new movie that I can't stop thinking about. "Just try to make it sound like you wrote it that way on purpose," he gently advises his staff.
A cool wind sweeps through the sands of "Dune," Denis Villeneuve's chilly, majestic adaptation of Frank Herbert's classic 1965 science-fiction novel.
LONDON (AP) - Oscar-winning British songwriter Leslie Bricusse, whose work includes James Bond themes and Willy Wonka's signature tune, has died. He was 90.
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