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Director Randall Miller Protests Innocence In Camera Assistant's Death

The filmmaker initially denied the counts following the fatal accident on the Georgia set of Midnight Rider last year (14), when Jones, 27, was hit and killed by a train while shooting footage...

Greg Allman Moves Past Biopic Death Drama With New Laid Back Festival

The one-day event, scheduled for 29 August (15) at New York's Nikon at Jones Beach Theater, will feature performances from Allman, the Doobie Brothers and Bruce Hornsby and the Noisemakers, among others....

Midnight Rider Assistant Director Found Guilty

Schwartz, who pleaded not guilty to charges of involuntary manslaughter and criminal trespass, was also ordered to pay a $5,000 (£3,100) fine after the verdict came in at Wayne County superior court in...

Midnight Rider Prosecutors Deny Making Immunity Deal With Assistant Director

Prosecutors in the Midnight Rider criminal case have denied allegations suggesting they promised assistant director Hillary Schwartz immunity if she agreed to sit for an interview relating to the death of a camera assistant on...

Parents Of Tragic Camerawoman Settle Civil Suit Against Midnight Rider Filmmakers

The parents of the camera assistant who was hit by a speeding train and killed while shooting Allman Brothers biopic Midnight Rider earlier this year (14) have settled their civil lawsuit against the producers of...

Gregg Allman To Ring In 2015 With New Solo Tour

Veteran rocker Gregg Allman will ring in 2015 by kicking off a new solo tour in Atlanta, Georgia on New Year's Eve (31Dec14), weeks after performing his last ever show with his group, The Allman...

William Hurt Joins Jesse Owen Biopic Cast

Actor William Hurt has moved on from the drama of his stalled Allman Brothers biopic by signing on for new movie about iconic sprinter Jesse Owens.Hurt abandoned Midnight Rider shortly after camera assistant Sarah Jones...

Midnight Rider Assistant Director Pleads Not Guilty

Midnight Rider assistant director Hillary Schwartz has pleaded not guilty to charges of involuntary manslaughter and criminal trespassing in connection to the death of Sarah Jones on the set of the Allman Brothers biopic.Schwartz, who...

Gregg Allman To Receive Living Legend Prize At Classic Rock Gala

The Allman Brothers star Gregg Allman is to be feted with a Living Legend award at the upcoming Classic Rock Roll Of Honour ceremony.The rocker will join Black Sabbath and Alice Cooper, among other recipients...

Tragic Midnight Rider Camera Assistant Remembered At Creative Arts Emmys

The camera assistant who lost her life when she was hit by a train while shooting Allman Brothers biopic Midnight Rider in February (14) was among the people remembered during the In Memoriam montage during...

Midnight Rider In Jeopardy Over Insurance Crisis

Bosses of the Allman Brothers biopic Midnight Rider fear the project may have to be abandoned unless insurance company officials agree to honour their policy.Shooting on the film, based on veteran rocker Gregg Allman's autobiography,...

Midnight Rider Filmmakers Break Silence After Indictment

Filmmakers Randall Miller and Jody Savin have broken their silence following the death of a camera assistant on their Allman Brothers biopic Midnight Rider, insisting they have committed no crime.Director Miller and his writer/producer wife...

Third Midnight Rider Producer Surrenders To Police

Film producer Jay Sedrish has turned himself in to police in Georgia four days after his associates, Jody Savin and Randall Miller, surrendered to authorities for their part in the death of a camera assistant...

Midnight Rider Director Randall Miller Charged Over On-set Death

Director Randall Miller has been charged with involuntary manslaughter and criminal trespass following the death of a camera assistant on the Georgia set of the Allman Brothers biopic.Sarah Jones, 27, was hit by a train...

Midnight Rider Hairstylist Sues Gregg Allman And Biopic Producers

A movie hairstylist who fractured her arm during the tragic train crash which killed a camera assistant on the set of The Allman Brothers biopic Midnight Rider has filed suit against rocker Gregg Allman and...

Gregg Allman Distances Himself From Midnight Rider Lawsuit

A lawyer representing Gregg Allman has criticised the decision to include the veteran musician in a wrongful death lawsuit filed against the producers of The Allman Brothers biopic Midnight Rider.The parents of tragic camera assistant...

Parents Of Tragic Camera Assistant Sue Midnight Rider Producers

The parents of a 27-year-old camera assistant who was killed while shooting landscape footage on the Georgia set of The Allman Brothers biopic Midnight Rider have launched a civil lawsuit against the film's producers.Sarah Jones...

Gregg Allman Drops Lawsuit Over 'Midnight Rider' Movie Rights

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...

Gregg Allman Drops Lawsuit Against Biopic Movie Producers

Gregg Allman has dropped his lawsuit against producers of the Allman Brothers biopic after reaching an out-of-court agreement.The veteran rocker filed legal documents in April (14) to stop production on Midnight Rider, a film based...

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

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,...

Gregg Allman Files Lawsuit To Stop Production On Biopic Based On His Memoir

Rocker Gregg Allman is suing to cease production on ‘Midnight Rider,’ a film based on his best-selling memoir. The move is prompted by the recent tragedy, in which crew member Sarah Jones was killed during...

Gregg Allman Files Lawsuit To Block Filming Of Biopic

Veteran rocker Gregg Allman is taking legal action in a bid to block production of the Allman Brothers biopic.Last month (Apr14), Allman wrote to director Randall Miller urging him to not resume work on Midnight...

Gregg Allman Urges Randall Miller Not To Resume Shoot On Allman Brothers Biopic

Veteran rocker Gregg Allman has personally appealed to director Randall Miller to shut down production on the Allman Brothers biopic for good following the tragic onset death of a camera assistant in February (14).Sarah Jones,...

William Hurt Exits Allman Brothers Biopic

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...

Randall Miller Considering Moving Midnight Rider Production To Los Angeles

Director Randall Miller is considering moving production on his stalled Allman Brothers biopic to Los Angeles after a camera assistant was killed in a freak train accident on the set in Georgia.Sarah Jones, 27, was...

Gregg Allman Dismisses Band Break-up Rumours

Veteran rocker Gregg Allman has silenced reports suggesting The Allman Brothers Band is preparing to split after celebrating its 45th anniversary.Longtime guitarists Warren Haynes and Derek Trucks announced in January (14) that they will be...

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

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...

Gregg Allman Skips New York Gigs Due To Bronchitis

Gregg Allman was forced to skip two concerts with The Allman Brothers Band in New York after coming down with bronchitis.The veteran rocker missed out on his shows at the Big Apple's iconic Beacon Theatre...

Allman Brothers Biopic Still On Hold After Camera Assistant's Death

Filming on the Allman Brothers biopic Midnight Rider is still on hold two weeks after a camera assistant was killed in a freak train accident on the set in Georgia.Sarah Jones, 27, lost her life...

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

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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