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William Hurt - World Premiere of 'Captain America: Civil War' at Dolby Theatre in Hollywood - Arrivals at Dolby Theatre - Los Angeles, California, United States - Tuesday 12th April 2016

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William Hurt - World Premiere of 'Captain America: Civil War' at Dolby Theatre in Hollywood - Arrivals at Dolby Theatre - Hollywood, California, United States - Tuesday 12th April 2016

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Captain America: Civil War - First Look Trailer


As the world of Marvel super heroes become ever more entwined, Captain America: Civil War picks up where Ant-Man ends. As the Avengers take on more and more missions, the damage they cause is ever increasing and the government feel it's time to put an end to their unlimited power.

Captain America gains information so sensitive that he knows even his closest friends aren't going to believe it, Captain America and Falcon are alone. With The Avengers now broken into two sides, Captain America believing the superheroes shouldn't be regulated and Iron Man on the other, believing the government have a valid argument.

Can The Avengers overcome their differences and fight a new force that threatens to destroy the world as we know it. Captain America: Civil War sees many of our favourite Marvel character appear, these include: Black Widow, Hawkeye, Spider-Man, Black Panther & War Machine.

'Captain America: Civil War': Marvel Announces Cast & Plot Synopsis


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Marvel has announced the cast of Captain America: Civil War and it looks like pretty much everyone from the Avengers world will return alongside Chris Evans as Steve Rogers. The news was announced by Marvel on Thursday (7th May).

The AvengersChris Evans' Captain America will lead the Avengers team in the upcoming Captain America: Civil War.

Read More: Martin Freeman Joins Cast Of Marvel's Captain America: Civil War.

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William Hurt To Star In ITV's Adaptation Of 'Beowulf'


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William Hurt, the Academy Award winning American actor, will star in a new adaptation of Beowulf. 64-year-old Hurt is best known for his roles in such films as A History of Violence, The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby and Winter's Tale. The 13-part drama Hurt will star in has been commissioned by ITV and is due to begin filming in Durham and Northumberland later this month.

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William Hurt will star in Beowulf.

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Days And Nights Trailer


Elizabeth (Allison Janney), a young movie star is heading off to spend time with her family over Memorial Day in 1980s rural New England. She brings her partner, Peter (Christian Camargo) to meet her brother, Herb (William Hurt), her son, Eric (Ben Whishaw) and his girlfriend, Eva (Juliet Rylance, and the family doctor, Louis (Jean Reno). Throughout a whirlwind weekend, Stephen (Mark Rylance) tries to keep calm across the land where a majestic bald eagle is trying to raise its young, with the help of his wife, Alex (Katie Holmes). The dysfunctional family battle against each other as they struggle to find true happiness and unity before their personalities tear them apart for good.  

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The Disappearance Of Eleanor Rigby Trailer


Conor (James McAvoy) and Eleanor (Jessica Chastain) play a couple who fall in love and get married, before hitting various hiccups in their relationship. However, this film is far from the clichéd love story, and instead tells the tale from both points of view, as well as relatable and engaging look at the relationship of two people still trying to figure out who the other person truly is. The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby charts the highs and lows in a relationship between two people trying to recreate the past, so as not to let their love fade away. 

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


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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 in February. 

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Midnight Rider is based on the life of Gregg Allman.

Sarah was working on Midnight Rider, a film based on the life of rock legend Gregg Allman, when she tragically died. The crew were filming a scene on a railway over the Altamaha River in Doctortown, Georgia when the incident occurred on February 20th. Sarah and a number of other crew members were instructed to carry a metal bed frame out on to the tracks for a dream sequence, according to the LA Times. Sarah was struck by a passing freight train whilst six other crew members were injured by the shattered metal bed frame. 

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


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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 work safety in the industry have dominated the conversation.

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Gregg Allman has distanced himself from the production.

Sarah Jones’ death was the most severe consequence of the lax safety precautions on set, but six other crew members were injured by a freight train in Georgia earlier this week. According to the LA Times, the train unexpectedly drove over a bridge the crew was filming on. Local authorities report that producers did not have permission to film on the trestle.

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


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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 the death of camera assistant Sarah Elizabeth Jones, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Jones, 25, was struck by a freight train and killed instantly. Sources alleged that the production had permission to go near the railroad track, but not on it.

Richard and Elizabeth Jones at Sarah Jones' memorial Richard and Elizabeth Jones at Sarah Jones' memorial - Photo: Getty 2014, David McNew

Jones died during filming last February, after being hit by a train. The subsequent investigation, conducted by the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office and the NTSB, several months. The Sheriff’s Office handed over its findings into the DA back in April and the DA’s Office was to decide whether to file charges.

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

Gregg Allman Drops Lawsuit Over 'Midnight Rider' Movie Rights


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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 filed a lawsuit earlier this month against the producers of Midnight Rider, the biopic based on his memoir, My Cross To Bear.

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Gregg Allman Has Dropped His Lawsuit Against The 'Midnight Rider' Producers.

Now, Allman has reportedly dropped his suit, according to THR, after he and the film producers having reached an out-of-court agreement. "We have come together and reasoned with one another," Allman's attorney David Long-Daniels told the judge, via AP.

Continue reading: Gregg Allman Drops Lawsuit Over 'Midnight Rider' Movie Rights

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


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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 the first day of production last Thursday when filming a scene on a railway trestle, or bridge, in Georgia.

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A Biopic Based On Greg Allman's Memoir Has Been Shut Down After The Tragic Death Of A Crew Member.

The movie is to focus on the life of Greg Allman, the celebrated guitarist and founding member of the American blues-rock group, The Allman Brothers, with William Hurt set to play Allman. The accident occurred when shooting on the bridge with an oncoming train approaching and a hospital bed on the tracks.

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William Hurt - World premiere of "Winter's Tale at the Ziegfeld Theater - Arrivals - New York City, New York, United States - Tuesday 11th February 2014

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Jessica Chastain and William Hurt Monday 6th August 2012 Jessica Chastain and William Hurt shoot scenes for 'The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Hers ' in Manhattan

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William Hurt - Monday 14th July 2008 at Santa Monica Pier Los Angeles, California

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Captain America: Civil War Trailer

Captain America: Civil War Trailer

The Avengers are suffering from an image crisis. As much good that they do and...

Race Trailer

Race Trailer

Race follows the life of athlete Jesse Owens and more specifically his athletic career as...

Captain America: Civil War - First Look Trailer

Captain America: Civil War - First Look Trailer

As the world of Marvel super heroes become ever more entwined, Captain America: Civil War...

Days And Nights Trailer

Days And Nights Trailer

Elizabeth (Allison Janney), a young movie star is heading off to spend time with her...

The Disappearance Of Eleanor Rigby Trailer

The Disappearance Of Eleanor Rigby Trailer

Conor (James McAvoy) and Eleanor (Jessica Chastain) play a couple who fall in love and...

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Winter's Tale Movie Review

Winter's Tale Movie Review

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Peter Lake is a wanted burglar in a desperate struggle to escape an old gangster...

The Host Movie Review

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While the premise of this sci-fi thriller feels like yet another of Stephenie Meyer's two-boys-one-girl...

The Host Trailer

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Melanie Stryder, once a tenacious and strong young woman, has been infected by an alien...

Robin Hood Movie Review

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Ridley Scott and his usual Oscar-winning crewmates turn the familiar old English legend into a...

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Watch the trailer for Robin Hood.When King Richard died in battle it left England a...

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The Yellow Handkerchief Trailer

The Yellow Handkerchief Trailer

Watch the trailer for The Yellow Handkerchief Three very different people find themselves in one...

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