ALLMAN ANXIOUS TO OVERSEE ALL ASPECTS OF UPCOMING BIOPIC
The new year will certainly be a busy year for Gregg Allman. Not only will he celebrate the 45th anniversary of the Allman Brothers Band, but he’ll also serve as executive producer of his forthcoming biopic, Midnight Rider, featuring All American Rejects frontman Tyson Ritter in the lead role and Wyatt Russell playing Duane Allman. The 66-year old Rock and Roll Hall of Famer told Rolling Stone Ritter and Russell were “nice guys” and explained more about his duties as executive producer, saying, “It’s time consuming and tedious work to get it all right. I don’t know firsthand because it hasn’t started yet, but I know I need to be there every single day if I want it done right.” Midnight Rider goes into production next month.
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