David Halls, the first assistant director of the film 'Rust' has admitted to investigators that he did not check the weapon for live rounds before handing it over to film star Alec Baldwin.
This comes after Baldwin accidental killed cinematographer Halyna Hutchins and injured director Joel Souza after firing the weapon while rehearsing last week.
Future James Bond films will continue to be screened in cinemas, despite Amazon's deal to buy the movie studio that co-owns the rights to 007. The tech giant bought MGM in a purchase worth $8.45bn (£5.97bn) this week.
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