charles dutton

*Charles S. Dutton has signed on for the film “Midnight Rider,” a biopic of blues singer-songwriter, keyboardist and guitarist Gregg Allman.

Dutton will play Chank Middleton, a longtime friend of Allman (William Hurt).

Based on Allman’s autobiography My Cross To Bear, the pic will be directed by Randall Miller and scored by T Bone Burnett, reports Deadline.

Dutton’s recent credits include “Longmire,” “Zero Hour” and “American Horror Story.”