'Midnight Rider' director accepts plea deal in movie death
The director of the indy film, 'Midnight Rider' enters a guilty plea in a criminal case stemming from on on-set accident that killed a young camera assistant.
Director Randal Miller entered a guilty plea today in a case that was closely watched in Hollywood, especially among rank and file workers.
Two years ago, Randall was in Georgia, filming "Midnight Rambler," a bio-pic about Gregg Allman. A young camera assistant was killed, and several other crew members were injured in an accident with a train.
SCPR's John Horn, host of The Frame, and the LA Times' Rebecca Keegan offer background on the story, and discuss the history of safety issues in Hollywood.