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Gregg Allman reaches settlement with filmmakers

By | Published on Wednesday 14 May 2014

Greg Allman

Gregg Allman has agreed to drop his lawsuit against a production company making a film of his life after reaching an out of court settlement, it was announced yesterday.

As previously reported, Allman attempted to halt production of ‘Midnight Rider’ following the death of camera assistant Sarah Jones during filming. Film company Unclaimed Freight Productions initially stopped filming after the incident voluntarily, in part because of the departure of lead actor William Hurt. However, plans were in place to begin again in June.

Allman initially appealed to director Randall Miller to stop making the film, but when this was unsuccessful went the legal route instead, claiming that Unclaimed Freight had defaulted on its agreement to turn his life story into a film.

Details of the settlement reached by the two sides have not been disclosed as yet.