Brandon Lee, son of martial arts legend Bruce Lee, was gunned down by a prop gun during the shooting of ‘The Crow’ in 1993.
The family of Brandon Lee, an actor who died during the filming of “The Crow” in 1993, speaks about the tragedy that “War“When the movie set on Thursday alec baldwin Discharges a prop gun that kills cinematographer Helena Hutchins.
From Lee’s official Twitter account, which is run by her sister Shannon, on Thursday, a tweet read: “Our hearts go out to the family of Helena Hutchins and Joel Souza and everyone involved in the ‘Rust’ incident. No one should ever be hit with a gun on the sets. Period.”
The tweet also included a broken heart emoji. Brandon Lee is the son of the late martial arts legend Bruce Lee. Brandon died at the age of 28 during filming in Wilmington, North Carolina on March 31, 1993.
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According to reports, Lee was fatally shot by a .44 caliber when an actor fired a prop gun. NS daily mail reports that the prop gun that killed Brandon was loaded with “incorrectly designed dummy rounds”. The crew reportedly failed to remove the primer from the cartridge and one round was fired.
On Thursday, Baldwin was seen “in tears” by two members of the press in Santa Fe, new Mexico Hutchins, the film’s cinematographer, are dead and its director Joel Souza injured after shooting.
A Baldwin spokesman said there had been an accident on set that involved a misfire of a prop gun with Blank. Sheriff’s spokesman Juan Rios said detectives were investigating how and what type of projectile was fired.
After the fatal incident, a Santa Fe New Mexican reporter and a photographer said they saw Baldwin “in tears”.
Rios said the sheriff’s deputy described shooting a man at Bonanza Creek Ranch at 2 p.m. after a 911 call on the film’s set. The farm has been used in dozens of films, including the recent Tom Hanks western “News of the World”.
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“This investigation remains open and active,” Rios said in a statement. “No charges have been filed in connection with the incident. Interviews of witnesses by the detectives are on.”
Hutchins, a 2015 graduate of the American Film Institute, served as director of photography in the 2020 action film “Arkenemy,” which starred Joe Manganiello. She was named a “rising star” by American cinematographers in 2019.
Baldwin previously worked as a producer with Souza in the 2019 film “Crown Vic,” which starred Thomas Jane as a veteran Los Angeles police officer on the hunt for two violent bank robbers. Souza’s first credited film, 2010’s “Hannah Gould”, was a treasure hunt adventure featuring Luke Perry.
Production on “Rust” was stopped. According to the Internet Movie Database website, the film is about a 13-year-old boy who is left to care for himself and his younger brother after the death of his parents in Kansas in the 1880s. The teen runs away with his long-estranged grandfather (played by Baldwin) after the boy is sentenced to death for the accidental murder of a local rancher.