Rust film armorer goes to prison – level 2

22-04-2024 15:00

Hannah Gutierrez-Reed was in charge of handling guns during the making of the movie ‘Rust’. Sadly, actor Alec Baldwin accidentally shot and killed a cinematographer in March 2021.

The judge found Gutierrez-Reed guilty of involuntary manslaughter because she loaded a real bullet into the gun that Baldwin used. The judge said that Gutierrez-Reed was responsible for making sure the gun was safe but failed. It ended in a tragic accident.

This sentence is the most serious consequence so far. The case caught the attention of Hollywood and the US.

Difficult words: involuntary manslaughter (when you kill someone but you don’t plan it), consequence (the result or impact of an action), attention (when many people are interested in something).

You can watch the original video in the Level 3 section.

What consequences did the judge find Hannah Gutierrez-Reed responsible for and what attention did the case receive?


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