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  • William Hurt to Play Current-Day Gregg Allman in Biopic

    Fri, 10 Jan 2014 12:05:35

    William Hurt to Play Current-Day Gregg Allman in Biopic - Tyson Ritter is playing young Gregg

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    William Hurt has been hired to play current-day Gregg Allman in the upcoming biopic Midnight Rider, which starts shooting in February.

    The All-American Rejects' singer and bassist Tyson Ritter, who just got married, has signed on to play young-era Gregg.

    The film is based on Allman's biography, My Cross to Bear. [Amazon link] The flick will focus on his drug and alcohol struggles and the band's development.

    Do you want to see this biopic?

    —Maggie Pannacione
    01.10.14



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