After seemingly falling afoul of legislation enforcement by directing a film abroad final 12 months, after which seeing potential recriminations delayed repeatedly, Randall Miller is perhaps lastly dealing with justice once more in Georgia.
Decide Anthony L. Harrison has ordered the Midnight Rider filmmaker to look earlier than the court docket on Aug. 21 at 9 AM EST on the Wayne County Courthouse in Jesup, Georgia. You possibly can learn the Rule Nisi right here.
Having already served a 12 months behind bars after pleading responsible to involuntary manslaughter over the 2014 loss of life of 27-year previous digital camera assistant Sarah Jones on the set on Midnight Rider, Miller was launched on probation in mid-2016.
On Might 29, legislation enforcement authorities in Georgia requested that Division of Neighborhood Supervision concern an arrest warrant for Miller for violating the circumstances of his probation, after studying that he directed the DGA signatory movie Increased Grounds final summer season in Serbia, Colombia and the UK.
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“I have requested Wayne County probation to issue a warrant for his arrest,” Assistant District Legal professional John Johnson solely informed Deadline on the time. “Randall Miller has violated the terms of his probation,” the Georgia prosecutor added of Miller getting behind the digital camera on the Kate Nash-starring Increased Grounds. “As a director, he’s in violation.”
“One of the conditions of his probation is that he cannot serve as a director, assistant director or as a supervisor responsible for the safety of others on a film,” Johnson defined of Miller’s 2016’s probation phrases. “The way Georgia interprets those kinds of clauses is that those are separate entities, so he cannot serve as a director.”
Miller’s attorneys have been preventing for the listening to in entrance of Harrison as a substitute for the dispute. A listening to was first set for June 17, then rescheduled to July 22, earlier than Harrison delayed it once more final month in order that the filmmaker’s attorneys may work out an settlement with native prosecutors.