Alec Baldwin Gives First Major Post-‘Rust’ Interview to ABC’s George Stephanopoulos

Interview airs Thursday evening

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Alec Baldwin will speak to ABC News’ George Stephanopoulos in his first television interview since the fatal shooting of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins on the set of “Rust” with a prop gun.

The exclusive interview will air Thursday at 8 p.m. on ABC, then stream later that evening on Hulu. A two-hour “20/20” about the deadly shooting will air Friday, Dec. 10, and also stream on Hulu the next day.

Baldwin, who is facing lawsuits for the October “Rust” incident, will discuss the shooting during the interview, which is being produced by George Stephanopoulos Productions. The “20/20” episode, per the network, will look at “what went wrong” and feature new interviews while incorporating the Baldwin sit-down.

Though he has not given any interviews since the shooting, Baldwin has been vocal with his condolences to Hutchins’ family. The actor spoke to photographers in Vermont a week after the incident and said he was cooperating with police and has been speaking to them every day since the incident. Baldwin maintained at the time that he could not speak on the active investigation.

“It’s an active investigation in terms of a woman died — she was my friend,” Baldwin said. “We were a very, very well-oiled crew shooting a film together, and then this horrible event happened.”

The full scope of the ABC News interview is yet unknown, but Stephanopoulos said in announcing Wednesday on “Good Morning America” that Baldwin was “candid” and “forthcoming.”