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  • 'Midnight Rider' Producers Sue Insurer for Refusing to Pay Claim on $1.6 Million in Losses

    The producers of "Midnight Rider" have filed suit against its insurance company New York Marine, contending that it has refused to pay claims after the production halted and incurred at least $1.6 million in losses. Camera assistant Sarah Jones and six...
  • Open Road Films Seeks Dismissal from 'Midnight Rider' Lawsuit

    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...
  • 'Midnight Rider' film production company cited for safety violations

    'Midnight Rider' film production company cited for safety violations
    The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited a film production company for safety violations related to a deadly train accident during the filming of the Gregg Allman biopic "Midnight Rider." OSHA cited the...
  • U.S. Department of Labor Cites 'Midnight Rider' Production for 'Willful and Serious' Safety Violations

    The Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited the production company behind "Midnight Rider" for willful and serious safety violations related to the Feb. 20 train accident that killed camera assistant Sarah Jones and...
  • 'Midnight Rider' Filmmakers Turn Themselves In to Authorities

    Director Randall Miller and his wife Jody Savin, facing involuntary manslaughter and criminal trespass charges in the Feb. 22 train accident on the set of "Midnight Rider," turned themselves in to the Wayne County Sheriff's Office, authorities said....
  • 'Midnight Rider' Filmmakers Issue Statement: 'This Was Not a Crime'

    Through their attorneys, "Midnight Rider" filmmakers Randall Miller and Jody Savin issued a public statement in which they call the Feb. 22 train accident that killed Sarah Jones a "horrible tragedy and horrific accident" but say that they did not...
  • Charges could prompt film industry to take crew safety more seriously

    Charges could prompt film industry to take crew safety more seriously
    Criminal charges brought against producers of the independent film "Midnight Rider," which was shut down after a deadly train crash, could prompt the movie industry to take crew safety more seriously on risky location shoots, industry experts say. A...
  • 'Midnight Rider' Accident Still Evoking Safety Concerns

    The Feb. 20 accident that killed second camera assistant Sarah Jones on the "Midnight Rider" set continues to impact producing four months later. "After that incident, I can't tell you how many crew people called me," said Ellen Schwartz of Black Label...
  • 'Midnight Rider' Makeup Artist Files Suit Over Injuries

    A "Midnight Rider" makeup artist has filed a lawsuit over injuries she sustained from the Feb. 20 train accident that killed camera assistant Sarah Jones in Georgia. In a suit filed in Chatham County Court, Antonyia Verna sued producer-director Randall...
  • 'Transformers' wins weak Fourth of July. Moguls head to summer camp.

    'Transformers' wins weak Fourth of July. Moguls head to summer camp.
    After the coffee. Before wishing Ringo Starr happy birthday. The Skinny: I hope everyone had a good break. I used the past few days to watch a bunch of pilots in preparation for the TV press tour that kicks off this week. Now I need another vacation....
  • 'Midnight Rider' Filmmakers Charged with Involuntary Manslaughter in Sarah Jones Death

    Prosecutors in Georgia have charged "Midnight Rider" filmmakers Randall Miller, Jody Savin and Jay Sedrish with involuntary manslaughter and criminal trespassing in the Feb. 20 death of 27-year old camera assistant Sarah Jones. The 27-year-old Jones...
  • 'Midnight Rider': Sarah Jones' Parents Back Indictment of Filmmakers

    The parents of the late Sarah Jones have backed the criminal indictment of three 'Midnight Rider" filmmakers for involuntary manslaughter in the Feb. 20 death of their daughter. "Elizabeth and I are comfortable that the authorities were both careful...