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William Hurt Exits The Gregg Allman Biopic 'Midnight Rider'
Back in February, the production of the Gregg Allman biopic Midnight Rider was struck by tragedy. While filming a scene on a railroad, a few members of the film crew got stuck on the tracks and struck by a train. The incident resulted in many injuries and the death of Sarah Elizabeth Jones, the movie's 27-year-old second camera assistant.
Bradley Whitford, Eliza Dushku Join The Gregg Allman Biopic Midnight Rider
The latest three actors to join the band are Bradley Whitford, Eliza Dushku and Joel David Moore, who join William Hurt, Tyson Ritter and Wyatt Russell, among others. I never thought of any of these people when the project was first announced, but Iím going for it.
William Hurt Will Play An Aging Gregg Allman In The Biopic Midnight Rider
An adaptation of the My Cross to Bear, Allmanís tragedy-filled memoir published last year, Midnight Rider will tell two stories at once. Part of the focus will be on the musicianís early days, including the formation of the Allman Brothers Band with sibling Duane, who died two short years later in a motorcycle accident (Duane will be played by actor Wyatt Russell (We Are What We Are).