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SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) -
Director of Midnight Rider, the biopic about Gregg
Allman, took the stand in court on Monday.
Allman is suing Unclaimed
Freight Productions to stop the making of the movie after the tragic train
incident during the filming of a scene of the movie.
Allman's lawyers asked the
judge to temporarily stop production of the film, at least until they get to
Midnight Rider director and producer at
Unclaimed Freight Radall Miller took the stand on Monday in a motion hearing
for a restraining order for the film's production.
Allman is suing the
production company to stop making the film, saying that it should be out of respect
for the seven crew members injured and Sara Jones, the crew member who died,
and that because of the tragic incident, the film production is now harmful to
The singer's lawyers said
the production company lost the rights to continue making the film after they
did not follow the contract by not starting principal photography on time, and
they did not pay Allman a full amount of $150,000 by that first day of
On Monday, Miller answered
tough questions about the day of the accident.
"I'm on the scene myself,"
said Miller. "I almost got run over by a train myself. I did. I was the last
one on the train tracks."
Court is recess until
The defense said they did
start the initial phases of principal production despite what the call sheets
said, and that the reason the full amount wasn't paid because of taxes.