All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Midnight Rider’

Midnight Rider Director Randall Miller Sentenced to 10 Years. Will Do Two.

Midnight Rider — the biopic film about legendary Allman Brothers singer Gregg Allman — has become a nightmare of a story. When Midnight Rider was shooting in Wayne County, Georgia, second camera assistant Sarah Jones was struck and killed by a passing freight train. The story came out that the film crew had not obtained permission to shoot on the …

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Gregg Allman Biopic: Worker Death Lawsuit Settled

The Gregg Allman biopic, Midnight Rider, was filming along a bridge in February when a train plowed through the film crew, killing Sarah Jones. Jones was a 27-year-old camera assistant. Her parents, Richard and Elizabeth Jones of Columbia, South Carolina, sued Unclaimed Freight Productions, Inc., Rayonier Fibers, LLC, CSX railroad, and several others. That lawsuit was settled Wednesday, however the …

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Gregg Allman Named A Defendent In Death Lawsuit

Gregg Allman is one of 10 defendents in a lawsuit brought by the parents of a camera assistant that was killed during filming of the biopic Midnight Rider, which is about the Allman Brothers Band founder himself. 27-year-old Sarah Jones was killed and 6 others were injured when a freight train unexpectedly crossed a bridge that they were filming on …

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Gregg Allman Biopic Adds More Actors

Charles Dutton, Aldis Hodge, and Kathy Baker have joined the cast of Midnight Rider, the Gregg Allman biopic. Unclaimed Freight Productions’ Randall Miller and Jody Savin are responsible for making the film. The movie will tell the story of Allman’s journey as a struggling musician to becoming the frontman of the Allman Brothers Band. The story will also reflect upon …

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Gregg Allman Biopic Cast Will Include William Hurt

The cast for the Gregg Allman biopic Midnight Rider is coming together. In December, Tyson Ritter from the band All-American Rejects was cast to play the young version of Allman. Now, Oscar winning actor William Hurt is set to play the modern-day version of the legendary founder of the classic rock-southern blues band The Allman Brothers. The screenplay for the …

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Tyson Ritter Stars in Allman Brothers Movie

Gregg Allman’s memoir “My Cross to Bear” will be turned into a movie thanks to Randall Miller and Jody Savin. The legendary band will come to life in the biopic with Tyson Ritter playing the role of young Gregg Allman. Does that name sound familiar? That’s because Ritter is the lead singer of The All-American Rejects. Kurt Russell’s son, Wyatt …

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