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'Midnight Rider' Director, Producer Surrender To Police Over Freight Train Death

By Michael West | 15th July 2014

Midnight Rider director Randall Miller and producer Jody Savan have surrendered to police following their indictment in the death of film crew member Sarah Jones. Jones was hit by a freight train during filming on...

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'Midnight Rider' Director Randall Miller Faces Charges Of Involuntary Manslaughter Relating To Sarah Jones' Death

By Elinor Cosgrave | 6th July 2014

The director of Midnight Rider, Randall Miller, and two other crew members have been indicted by a grand jury for involuntary manslaughter and criminal trespass following the death of camera assistant Sarah Jones whilst filming...

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Manslaughter Charges For "Midnight Rider" Director And Producers Might Bring About A Positive Change In The Industry

By Victoria Pavlova | 5th July 2014

Since a camera assistant working on the Gregg Allman biopic Midnight Rider died during the production and director Randall Miller was charged with involuntary slaughter alongside producers Jody Savin and Jay Sedrish, appeals for increased...

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After Crew Member's Death, Director And Producers Of "Midnight Rider" Face Ten Years For Manslaughter

By Victoria Pavlova | 4th July 2014

Ahead of the release of the Gregg Allman biopic Midnight Rider, the film’s director and producers have been charged with involuntary manslaughter and criminal trespass in Wayne County, Georgia Supreme Court. The charges refer to...

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Gregg Allman Drops Lawsuit Over 'Midnight Rider' Movie Rights

By Lauren James | 13th May 2014

Gregg Allman has agreed to drop his lawsuit against the producers who were making a movie about his life until a freight train killed a member of the camera crew. The Allman Brothers Band star...

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William Hurt To Star In Real-life Basketball Drama Men Of Granite

8th May 2014

Actor William Hurt has signed up to star in basketball drama Men Of Granite weeks after dropping out of the Allman Brothers biopic.The Oscar winner, who was set to play Gregg Allman in the movie,...

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William Hurt Exits Allman Brothers Biopic

23rd April 2014

Actor William Hurt has pulled out of the Allman Brothers biopic Midnight Rider, two months after a camera assistant died while filming a train track scene in February (14).The Oscar winner, who was set to...

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William Hurt Emailed Friend About Safety Concerns On Allman Brothers Biopic Set

24th March 2014

Movie star William Hurt raised concerns about the dangers of filming on train tracks days before a young camera assistant was killed on the set of stalled Allman Brothers biopic Midnight Rider.In an email sent...

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Greg Allman Biopic 'Midnight Rider' On Hold After Crew Member Killed By A Train

By Lauren James | 27th February 2014

Production has been suspended on the set of the Greg Allman biopic, Midnight Rider, after a member of the film crew was fatally injured by a train. Second camera assistant Sarah Jones was killed on...

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William Hurt Cast As Gregg Allman In Movie Biopic

7th January 2014

Oscar winner William Hurt has been aded to the cast of the upcoming Allman Brothers biopic as the older Gregg Allman.All American Rejects frontman Tyson Ritter was cast as the younger Allman at the end...

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Emile Hirsch A&e Drama 'Bonnie & Clyde' Premieres In Style [Pictures]

By Lauren James | 3rd December 2013

The weekend saw an exclusive launch event for the new and innovative A&E television drama, Bonnie & Clyde. The two-part, four hour movie event - not quite a miniseries - stars Emile Hirsch ('Into The...

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William Hurt & Holly Hunter To Reteam For Bonnie & Clyde Mini-series

6th February 2013

Broadcast News co-stars William Hurt and Holly Hunter are to reteam for a much-anticipated Tv mini-series about bankrobbing couple Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow.Hurt will play a Texas Ranger on the hunt for the criminals,...

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William Hurt Starring In New Drama About Space Shuttle Challenger

24th October 2012

Actor William Hurt is set to star in a new biographical Tv drama about the tragic Space Shuttle Challenger crash.Millions of viewers across the world watched in horror as the Nasa (National Aeronautics and Space...

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Who Will Pen 'Fifty Shades Of Grey' Movie? We Look At The Runners And Riders

8th August 2012

Fifty Shades Fever Continues! Hollywood's screenwriters will be eyeing up the lucrative adaptation of Fifty Shades of Grey and four of them will be meeting with studio bosses to put their case forward to show...

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Hurt Spent Night In Maximum Security Prison

24th February 2010

Oscar-winner WILLIAM HURT spent a night in a cell with a real-life convict at a maximum security prison to prepare him for his role opposite KRISTEN STEWART in THE YELLOW HANDKERCHIEF.The actor plays an ex-convict...

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Hurt's Boozy Treats For Festival Performers

14th August 2009

Oscar-winner WILLIAM HURT was a huge hit at the Edinburgh Festival - after he bought the whole cast of a play rounds of drinks.The Kiss of the Spider Woman actor took a break from shooting...

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Hurt Responds To Matlin Abuse Allegations

16th April 2009

Movie star WILLIAM HURT has issued a public apology to his former lover and co-star MARLEE MATLIN, who has accused him of physical abuse during their romance. In her new book I'll Scream Later, the deaf...

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Matlin Rallies For Abuse Victims

14th April 2009

Oscar winner MARLEE MATLIN is urging victims of domestic violence to leave their partners - insisting her allegedly abusive affair with WILLIAM HURT was "not worth it". The 43-year-old deaf actress was only 19 when she...

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Fascinating Fact 7161

13th April 2009

WILLIAM HURT is the latest big-name actor to join the cast of director RIDLEY SCOTT's forthcoming ROBIN HOOD film. CATE BLANCHETT and RUSSELL CROWE have already signed up to star in the movie, which recently...

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Matlin Talks Drugs, Sexual Abuse And William Hurt In New Memoir

2nd April 2009

Oscar winner MARLEE MATLIN opens up about the sexual abuse she suffered as a child and her turbulent relationship with actor WILLIAM HURT in a new autobiography. In Scream Later, the 43-year-old deaf star reveals for...

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Juno's Ellen Page To Take On Jane Eyre

7th May 2008

Ellen Page is to star as Jane Eyre in a new adaptation of the Charlotte Bronte novel.The Juno star will put her headstrong talents into the role of Bronte's governess heroine in the BBC Films...

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Assassination Flick Vantage Point Tops Us Box Office

25th February 2008

Innovative action movie Vantage Point has topped the US box office after an impressive opening weekend of $24 million (Ł12.2 million) grossed.The Pete Travis film, starring Matthew Fox, Dennis Quaid, William Hurt and Forest Whitaker,...

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Vantage Point Given The Advantage

22nd February 2008

From the vantage point of most box-office analysts, Sony's political thriller Vantage Point, will likely be the film to beat this weekend. A political thriller about an attempted assassination told from the point of view...

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Norton Hints At Hulk Sequel

25th January 2008

Edward Norton has revealed that upcoming movie The Incredible Hulk could be getting a sequel.Norton is to play Bruce Banner, alter-ego of the green comic book hero, and said the movie, set for a UK...

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Vader Reveals War Movie Secrets

23rd November 2007

After growing from an angry young Jedi into the evil Darth Vader, Hayden Christensen has talked of his new, very different movie project.Christensen is to star in Fred Schepisi's Beast of Bataan alongside Willem Defoe...

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Hurt Lands Hulk Role

14th June 2007

Oscar-winning actor WILLIAM HURT is set to join the cast of the upcoming THE INCREDIBLE HULK movie. Hurt, who won an Oscar for his role in 1985 film Kiss of the Spider Woman, will play...

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Heartbroken Footballer Still Bitter About Hurt Romance

26th January 2007

Revered movie star WILLIAM HURT has been accused of stealing an Australian sports star's girlfriend. Aussie-rules footballer MARCUS BALDWIN, 26, thought Hurt's offer to take actress KRISTA VENDY to the Oscars last year (06) was...

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Hurt To Play President

17th June 2006

Movie star WILLIAM HURT will become the latest actor to play America's president when he takes office for new thriller VANTAGE POINT. Hurt will play the US leader who is at the centre of an...

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'Blind' Bernal Bonds With Hurt

14th May 2006

Hollywood veteran WILLIAM HURT bonded with his latest co-star GAEL GARCIA BERNAL on the set of THE KING, because they are both so short-sighted. The A HISTORY OF VIOLENCE actor, 56, plays the estranged father...

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