Midnight Rider: The Gregg Allman Story News

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‘Midnight Rider’ Director Randall Miller Trying To Start New Film About Aging Rocker

deadline.com – EXCLUSIVE: Randall Miller, who is facing charges of involuntary manslaughter and criminal trespass in the death of 27-year-old Sarah Jones on the set of his film Midnight Rider, has been quietly putting together another film project. The pic is called Slick Rock Trail – about a washed up, hopeless long-haired old rocker with addiction problems who shaves his head and drives to Utah in an effort to tie up loose ends in his personal life before he dies. 5 years 40 weeks ago via theothersenhman
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‘Midnight Rider’ Trial Date Set for March 9

variety.com – A Georgia judge has scheduled March 9 as the start date for the trial of four defendants facing criminal charges related to the death of camera assistant Sarah Jones and other injuries on the set of “Midnight Rider.” Judge Anthony Harrison in the Brunswick Judicial Circuit wrote in an order that jury selection will begin... 5 years 40 weeks ago via jetli
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Sarah Jones’ Family Fights Open Road’s Attempt To Get Out Of ‘Midnight Rider’ Wrongful Death Suit

deadline.com – The grieving family of Midnight Rider camera assistant Sarah Jones isn't letting distributor Open Road Films off easy. Lawyers for Jones' parents, who filed a May 21 wrongful death suit against Open Road along with director Randall Miller, producers Jody Savin and Jay Sedrish, and more than a dozen other defendants for their daughter's on-set death, responded this week to the company's claim that it has “no causal connection” to the February 20 train tragedy. 5 years 43 weeks ago via jetli
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‘Midnight Rider’ Producers To Contest OSHA Safety Violation Charges

deadline.com – The producers of Midnight Rider will fight federal charges that they committed workplace safety violations in the February 20 accident that killed 27-year-old camera assistant Sarah Jones. Production company Film Allman, set up by director Randall Miller and producer Jody Savin for the Gregg Allman biopic, was slapped with an OSHA fine of $74,900 last month for “one willful and one serious safety violation” in the tragedy. 5 years 44 weeks ago via theothersenhman
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UPDATED: ‘Midnight Rider’ Exec Producer Jay Sedrish Pleads Not Guilty

deadline.com – Jay Sedrish, the executive producer/unit production manager, waived his right for an arraignment early this morning and has entered a Not Guilty plea to criminal trespassing and involuntary manslaughter in the death of 27 year-old assistant camera woman Sarah Jones. The young woman died on the set of the film Midnight Rider in GA on the first day of shooting February 20 after a train hit a metal bed that was placed on the tracks to… 5 years 46 weeks ago via donnieyen
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'Midnight Rider' Production Company Cited for Willful, Serious Safety Violations in Death of Sarah Jones

feedproxy.google.com – The camera assistant was struck and killed by a train on the set of the Gregg Allman biopic. 5 years 47 weeks ago via jetli
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‘Midnight Rider’ Producers Sue Insurer for Refusing to Pay $1.6 Million Claim

variety.com – The producers of “Midnight Rider” have filed suit against its insurance company New York Marine, contending that it has refused to pay at least $1.6 million in losses from shutting down the production and that it plans to cancel the policy. The lawsuit was filed on Tuesday in Los Angeles Superior Court by Film Allman,... 5 years 47 weeks ago via brucelee
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Open Road Films Seeks Dismissal from ‘Midnight Rider’ Lawsuit

variety.com – Open Road Films, which was to be the distributor of “Midnight Rider,” is asking Georgia state judge to dismiss it from a civil lawsuit filed by the family of Sarah Jones, the camera assistant who was killed in the Feb. 22 train accident on the set of the movie. The company said in a court... 5 years 47 weeks ago via brucelee
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‘Midnight Rider’ Filmmakers Surrender To Police In Georgia

deadline.com – Midnight Rider director Randall Miller and producer Jody Savin turned themselves in to police Sunday in Georgia following their July 3 grand jury indictments in the death of camera assistant Sarah Jones. The two posted bail and were released, a Wayne County Sheriff’s Department rep confirms to Deadline. Miller, Savin, and executive producer/unit production manager Jay Sedrish were charged with involuntary manslaughter and criminal trespassing by prosecutors in Wayne County following a months-long investigation by local authorities. 5 years 51 weeks ago via donnieyen
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“Midnight Rider” Director, Producers Indicted for Manslaughter

variety.com – “Midnight Rider” director Randall Miller, producer-writer Jody Savin and executive producer-unit production manager Jay Sedrish have been indicted for Involuntary Manslaughter and Criminal Trespass in the death of camera assistant Sarah Jones The trio faces a maximum of ten years in prison under Georgia law on the manslaughter charge. They face an additional year under... 6 years 1 week ago via brucelee
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