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William Hurt Opens Up About Fatal Midnight Rider Scene

The 27 year old lost her life after she was hit by a train while shooting footage on railroad tracks in Georgia last year (14), and her death not only sparked a criminal...

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

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...

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

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...

Jason Sudeikis 'Not Allowed' To Work Without Jennifer Aniston

Jason Sudeikis has joked he's ''not allowed'' to make movies without Jennifer Aniston.The 39-year-old actor has starred alongside the 'Friends' actress in three movies in as many years - 'Horrible Bosses', 'We're The Millers' and...

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' Director, Producer Surrender To Police Over Freight Train Death

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...

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

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...

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

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...

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

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

William Hurt Cast As Gregg Allman In Movie Biopic

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...

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

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...

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

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,...

William Hurt Starring In New Drama About Space Shuttle Challenger

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...

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

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...

Hurt Spent Night In Maximum Security Prison

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...

Hurt's Boozy Treats For Festival Performers

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...

Hurt Responds To Matlin Abuse Allegations

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...

Matlin Rallies For Abuse Victims

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...

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

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...

Juno's Ellen Page To Take On Jane Eyre

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...

By on 07 May 2008

Assassination Flick Vantage Point Tops Us Box Office

Innovative action movie Vantage Point has topped the US box office after an impressive opening weekend of $24 million (12.2 million) grossed.The Pete Travis film, starring Matthew Fox, Dennis Quaid, William Hurt and Forest Whitaker,...

By on 25 February 2008

Vantage Point Given The Advantage

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...

Norton Hints At Hulk Sequel

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...

By on 25 January 2008

Vader Reveals War Movie Secrets

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...

By on 23 November 2007

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