Prosecution Casts Baldwin as Clueless Killer Who Requested 'the Biggest Gun' on the Set

Prosecution Casts Baldwin as Clueless Killer Who Requested ‘the Biggest Gun’ on the Set


Prosecutors sought to cast Alec Baldwin as someone who flouts rules and has little regard for safety at the first day of his New Mexico trial in the shooting of a cinematographer.

Special prosecutor Erlinda Ocampo Johnson repeatedly referred to Baldwin playing “make-believe” with a revolver on the set of the film “Rust,” and said it led to very real danger and the death of Halyna Hutchins, whom she called “a vibrant 42-year-old rising star.”

Ocampo Johnson told jurors in her opening statement Wednesday that Baldwin “requested to be assigned the biggest gun available” and that during a training session for it, he had “people filming him while he’s running around shooting this gun.”

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The prosecutor said behind-the-scenes video will show Baldwin casually disregarding basic

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