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Jensen Ackles Joins Alec Baldwin In Western ‘Rust’

EXCLUSIVE: Jensen Ackles is set to join the ensemble cast of Rust, the feature Western that stars Alec Baldwin and is written and directed by Joel Souza. Travis Fimmel, Brady Noon, and Frances Fisher are also on board. The film is based on a story by Souza and Baldwin.

The story follows an infamous Western outlaw Harland Rust (Baldwin) has had a bounty on his head for as long as he can remember. When his estranged 13-year-old grandson Lucas (Noon) is convicted of an accidental murder and sentenced to hang,

Rust travels to Kansas to break him out of prison. Together, the two fugitives must outrun the legendary U.S. Marshal Wood Helm (Ackles) and bounty-hunter Fenton “Preacher” Lang (Fimmel) who are hot on their tail. Deeply buried secrets rise from the ashes and an unexpected familial bond begins to form as the mismatched duo tries to survive the merciless American Frontier.

Ackles, who is coming off the incredible run by the hit CW show Supernatural, recently landed the huge role of Soldier Boy in the highly-anticipated third season of the Emmy nominated The Boys.

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by Anonymousreply 22October 23, 2021 4:50 AM

Wow, good looking dude. Not familiar with him....... but I'd like to be!!!!

by Anonymousreply 1October 13, 2021 10:11 PM

Saw a story on Yahoo that someone got killed on the set when a prop gun misfired. Sorry that someone got hurt - they've gotta do better with those firearms... remember Brandon Lee, Jon-Erik Hexum, etc.

by Anonymousreply 2October 22, 2021 2:56 AM

[quote] Saw a story on Yahoo that someone got killed on the set when a prop gun misfired. Sorry that someone got hurt - they've gotta do better with those firearms...

That's the sign of a shitty and unprofessional set.

Jensen worked on Supernatural for 15 years, with TONS of guns and other weapon props, and not one accident like this.

If I were an actor on this set, I'd be nervous.

by Anonymousreply 3October 22, 2021 3:02 AM

“Wow, good looking dude.”

Jensen Ackles would be calling me Ankles OnEars.

by Anonymousreply 4October 22, 2021 3:18 AM

Was he the one who was shot?

by Anonymousreply 5October 22, 2021 3:39 AM

Is Jensen OK?

Was he injured and nobody wants to say?

If Jensen had died, it'd be like Lady Di all over again.

The world would come to a halt.

by Anonymousreply 6October 22, 2021 6:10 AM

It was probably some minor extra on-set.

by Anonymousreply 7October 22, 2021 6:13 AM

Nothing on Jensen's Instagram.

The set must be on a media blackout.

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by Anonymousreply 8October 22, 2021 6:15 AM

Nothing on Danneel's Insta either.

She does mention Misha's new book, though.

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by Anonymousreply 9October 22, 2021 6:16 AM

Story from the local sheriff office.

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by Anonymousreply 10October 22, 2021 6:17 AM

Looks like they scrubbed the story from their website, R10.

by Anonymousreply 11October 22, 2021 6:19 AM

They sure did. Here's a story from Variety.

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by Anonymousreply 12October 22, 2021 6:23 AM

I can’t decide if “Alec Baldwin in a western” could turn out to be surprisingly good or completely ridiculous. The director Joel Souza made Crown Vic, which was pretty good, but otherwise just a bunch of direct-to-video garbage.

by Anonymousreply 13October 22, 2021 6:24 AM

This is the fault of the propmaster.

by Anonymousreply 14October 22, 2021 6:25 AM

R13, I'm not sure that’s the most important consideration at this point.

by Anonymousreply 15October 22, 2021 6:33 AM

I hope Jensen is okay.

by Anonymousreply 16October 22, 2021 9:40 AM

Alec Baldwin speaks out.

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by Anonymousreply 17October 22, 2021 7:15 PM

For God's sake, is Jensen Ackles okay?!?

by Anonymousreply 18October 22, 2021 7:23 PM

[quote] For God's sake, is Jensen Ackles okay?!?

Yes. It was a female that got shot.


by Anonymousreply 19October 22, 2021 7:29 PM

Whew is right.

by Anonymousreply 20October 22, 2021 7:31 PM

Shit! This is truly horrible for all involved 😢😢

I’d like to believe that Jensen wouldn’t involve himself in a fly-by-night operation where unions were complaining and walking out on the job and budget problems were happening. But maybe he was eager to be involved in an actual movie that could distance himself from his persona that he’s been involved in for over 15 years.

by Anonymousreply 21October 22, 2021 8:40 PM

[quote] Jensen Ackles Shared Insight into Film's Gun Practices Before Fatal Shooting

Several days before Alec Baldwin fired a prop gun that killed cinematographer Halyna Hutchins on the set of his new film Rust, his co-star Jensen Ackles talked to fans about how he was coached about safe usage of a firearm for the movie.

The incident occurred at the Bonanza Creek Ranch in New Mexico on Thursday, Oct. 21. Hutchins, the Western movie's photography director, was airlifted to a hospital and later died of her wounds. The film's director, Joel Souza, 48, was also injured in the shooting and was treated at a medical center before being released. Baldwin has said he is cooperating with a police investigation into the "tragic accident."

Appearing at a Supernatural convention in Denver on Saturday, Oct. 16, Ackles, who starred on all 15 seasons of the series until its 2020 finale, talked to fans about his experience preparing for Rust. He spoke about how the armorer, or weapons specialist typically responsible for firearms and firearms safety on a filming set, taught him how to use a gun for the film.

"They had me pick my gun," the actor said. "They were like, 'All right, what gun would you like?' and I was like, 'I don't know' and the armorer was like, 'You have gun experience?' and I was like, 'A little,' and she's like, 'OK, well, this is how you load it. This is how we check it and make sure it's safe.'"

Ackles continued, "So she's like, 'OK, I'm going to put some blanks in there and I want you to just go and fire off a couple rounds towards the hill.' And I was like, 'OK.' So I put the belt on, I put the gun there and I walked out and she's like, 'Just make sure you know you pull the hammer all the way back and you aim at your target.'"

The circumstances surrounding the shooting are unclear. Police are investigating the incident. No charges have been filed.

"There are no words to convey my shock and sadness regarding the tragic accident that took the life of Halyna Hutchins, a wife, mother and deeply admired colleague of ours. I'm fully cooperating with the police investigation to address how this tragedy occurred," Baldwin, 63, tweeted on Friday, Oct. 22. "I am in touch with her husband, offering my support to him and his family. My heart is broken for her husband, their son, and all who knew and loved Halyna."

Hutchins' husband, Matthew Hutchins, father of their 9-year-old son, told The New York Post, "I have spoken with Alec Baldwin and he is being very supportive."

He also told Insider regarding his wife's death, "I don't think there are words to communicate the situation. I am not going to be able to comment about the facts or the process of what we're going through right now, but I appreciate that everyone has been very sympathetic. I think that we will need a little bit of time before we can really encapsulate her life in a way that is easy to communicate."

The Santa Fe County Sheriff's Office said in a statement that "according to investigators, it appears that the scene being filmed involved the use of a prop firearm when it was discharged. Detectives are investigating how and what type of projectile was discharged."

Baldwin's rep had said in a statement on the day of the incident that there was an accident "involving the misfire of a prop gun with blanks."

An eyewitness told Roger Friedman's Showbiz 411 site that Baldwin appeared to be in shock after the shooting but remained composed and kept asking why he was handed a "hot gun," adding that the actor kept saying, "In all my years, I've never been handed a hot gun."

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