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Published: 2014/05/02

Gregg Allman Files Lawsuit Against Producers of Midnight Rider

Last week we reported that Gregg Allman is urging director Randall Miller not to resume production on his biopic Midnight Rider follow the death of Sarah Jones. Now it appears he is attempting to achieve this goal through other means. A story in the Hollywood Reporter reveals that Allman contends the filmmakers no longer hold the rights to his life story. Allman has filed a lawsuit charging that these rights lapsed because (a) the producers did not begin principal photography by February 28, 2014 as stipulated via contract and (b) the producers did not pay him the complete sum owed to him in order to adapt his story for film. Allman’s attorneys have requested a temporary restraining order to prevent work on the movie. A judge will hear arguments about this matter on May 12.

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He drinks Poison in His Chalice May 2, 2014, 23:21:13

Gregg is such a badass. It’s been a rough year with his health and seeming idiocy of thinking there will be 2015 Allmans to mention. God love the guy though, because he always will behave like the boss. Sometching tells me the movie is over. He ain’t no broke…..if you know what I mean.

if the movie get's made!! May 3, 2014, 09:19:33

If the movie get’s made KEIFER SUTHERLAND SHOULD PLAY GREGG!! THE OTHER GUY WOULD HAVE SUCKED ANYHOW!! Willaim Hurt Please!!

MarZaPhiGar May 3, 2014, 13:53:14

LEGAL action?! Pfft. That’s not the Gregg I know. Shit, man have some legs broke!

Mike May 4, 2014, 17:29:09

Pete Stroud should play Duane, a striking similarity and he plays a mean guitar!

can it May 5, 2014, 14:06:29

Gregg is sad, his whole life has been a nightmare, this movie if it will get made will never go anywhere , and Gregg oh well.. sorry big guy,

anon May 5, 2014, 14:09:34

Gregg Allman, who is that/? no one even knows who he is anymore, if we are talking about the ages that buy the most movie tickets,, Gregg please retire, my opinion

Michele May 9, 2014, 12:29:13

spare me from opinion. the man has spoken; it’s his story to tell and that is that.

spare me August 6, 2014, 16:03:10

What story, people tired of these movies drugs and rock and roll, and please spare me the opinion,,, and spare the poor parents of the girl that lost her life on this movie set…and show some class don’t make it,

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