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'Midnight Rider' filmmakers indicted for camera assistant Sarah Jones' death

'Midnight Rider' filmmakers indicted for camera assistant Sarah Jones' death

JESUP, Ga., July 3 (UPI) --Director Randall Miller and producers Jody Savin and Jay Sedrish are charged with involuntary manslaughter and criminal trespass in the death of Sarah Jones
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Gregg Allman implores 'Midnight Rider' director Randall Miller to stop production

Gregg Allman implores 'Midnight Rider' director Randall Miller to stop production

RICHMOND HILL, Ga., April 25 (UPI) -- "Midnight Rider" subject Gregg Allman has implored director Randall Miller to stop production following the death of camera assistant Sarah Jones.
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UPI Almanac for Thursday, March 20, 2014.
By United Press International
Woman killed on 'Midnight Rider' movie set

Woman killed on 'Midnight Rider' movie set

SAVANNAH, Ga., Feb. 21 (UPI) -- A woman was killed and seven other people injured by a train on the Georgia set of the Gregg Allman bio-picture "Midnight Rider," the Hollywood Reporter said.
William Hurt to play Gregg Allman in bio-picture

William Hurt to play Gregg Allman in bio-picture

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 7 (UPI) -- William Hurt will play singer and musician Gregg Allman in director Randall Miller's bio-picture "Midnight Rider," the Hollywood Reporter said.
'Winter's Tale' to open in North America in February

'Winter's Tale' to open in North America in February

BURBANK, Calif., Aug. 20 (UPI) -- Warner Bros. Pictures says it has set a February North America release date for "Winter's Tale," the directorial debut of screenwriter Akiva Goldsman.
Emile Hirsch and Holliday Grainger play Bonnie and Clyde in miniseries

Emile Hirsch and Holliday Grainger play Bonnie and Clyde in miniseries

LOS ANGELES, May 22 (UPI) -- The miniseries "Bonnie & Clyde," starring Emile Hirsch and Holliday Grainger as the American crime duo, is to be simulcast on History, Lifetime and A&E.
Diane Kruger to play police detective with Asperger's in new FX series 'The Bridge'

Diane Kruger to play police detective with Asperger's in new FX series 'The Bridge'

NEW YORK, March 29 (UPI) -- German-born actress Diane Kruger says she has signed on to star in "The Bridge," a new FX crime drama set on the Mexican-American border.
KAREN BUTLER, United Press International
Author Stephenie Meyer talks about work after 'Twilight'

Author Stephenie Meyer talks about work after 'Twilight'

NEW YORK, March 28 (UPI) -- American author Stephenie Meyer says penning her book "The Host" was a freeing experience after her "Twilight" vampire novels became first a literary phenomenon, then a series of blockbuster movies.
KAREN BUTLER, United Press International

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Wednesday, March 20, 2013.
By United Press International

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Tuesday, March 20, 2012.
By United Press International
Hurt, Hawke star in 'Moby Dick' mini

Hurt, Hawke star in 'Moby Dick' mini

ENGLEWOOD, Colo., July 13 (UPI) -- U.S. cable network Encore said the first original program it will air will be the miniseries "Moby Dick," starring Ethan Hawke and William Hurt.
'Robin Hood' to screen at Cannes film fest

'Robin Hood' to screen at Cannes film fest

CANNES, France, March 26 (UPI) -- "Robin Hood," director Ridley Scott's retelling of the classic adventure tale, will screen at the opening of France's 63rd Festival de Cannes, organizers said.
Fiennes to direct Butler in 'Coriolanus'

Fiennes to direct Butler in 'Coriolanus'

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Nov. 4 (UPI) -- British actor Ralph Fiennes is set to make his big-screen directorial debut with a film adaptation of "Coriolanus" starring Gerard Butler.
Huston to play King Richard in Hood film

Huston to play King Richard in Hood film

LONDON, July 13 (UPI) -- Danny Huston has agreed to play Richard the Lionheart in the big-screen Robin Hood adventure Ridley Scott is shooting in England, The Hollywood Reporter said.
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Actor William Hurt arrives for the film premier of "Syriana" in which he performs in on November 20, 2005 in New York City. (UPI Photo/Monika Graff)
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William M. Hurt (born March 20, 1950) is an American actor. He received his acting training at the Juilliard School, and began acting on stage in the 1970s. Hurt made his film debut as a troubled scientist in the science-fiction feature Altered States (1980), for which he received a Golden Globe nomination for New Star of the Year. He subsequently played the leading role of a sleazy lawyer in the well-received film noir Body Heat (1981).

In 1985, Hurt garnered substantial critical acclaim and multiple acting awards, including an Academy and a BAFTA Award for Best Actor, for portraying an effeminate homosexual in Kiss of the Spider Woman. He went on to receive another two Academy Award nominations for his lead performances in Children of a Lesser God (1986) and Broadcast News (1987). Hurt remained an active stage actor throughout the 1980s, appearing in numerous Off-Broadway productions including Henry V, Fifth of July, Richard II, and A Midsummer Night's Dream. Hurt received his first Tony Award nomination in 1985 for the Broadway production of Hurlyburly.

After playing a diversity of character roles in the following decade, Hurt earned his fourth Academy Award nomination for his supporting performance in David Cronenberg's crime thriller A History of Violence (2005). Other notable films in recent years have included A.I. Artificial Intelligence (2001), Syriana (2005), The Good Shepherd (2006), Mr. Brooks (2007), Into the Wild (2007), The Incredible Hulk (2008), and Robin Hood (2010).

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