William Hurt

  1. 'Midnight Rider': Gregg Allman Files Lawsuit Against Producers

    May 02, 2014 6:44 PM EDT Gregg Allman has filed a lawsuit against the producers of the troubled biopic “Midnight Rider,” alleging that the life rights to his story have lapsed.  The lawsuit alleges that Unclaimed Freight Productions picked up an option on his life story i ...

  2. Gregg Allman Begs 'Midnight Rider' Director Not to Resume Filming

    April 25, 2014 2:41 PM EDT The musician who serves as the subject of the controversial biopic doesn't want production to continue after the death of camera assistant Sarah Jones. "Midnight Rider" subject Gregg Allman is urging director Randall Miller not to p ...

  3. Allman Biopic Shuts Down Production After Train Crash Kills Crew Member

    February 27, 2014 8:20 PM EST Filmmakers have shelved production on a movie about the life of Gregg Allman a week after a freight train collided into the production team and its equipment, killing one crew member and injuring seven others. Midnight Rider' Film Crewmember ...

  4. 'Midnight Rider' Film Crewmember Killed on Georgia Set Identified

    February 21, 2014 3:40 PM EST The camera operator who died on the set of the Gregg Allman biopic "Midnight Rider" has been named as Sarah Elizabeth Jones. The 27-year-old from Atlanta was working as a Second Camera Assistant on the film when she was hit by a train, w ...

  5. William Hurt to Play Modern-Day Gregg Allman in 'Midnight Rider' Biopic

    January 06, 2014 9:41 PM EST William Hurt will play current-day Gregg Allman in the biopic “Midnight Rider” that is scheduled to begin shooting in February in Savannah, Ga. Tyson Ritter, lead singer of the All American Rejects, is playing young Gregg Allman with Wyatt Russell ...