Ed Harris Joins Cast Of 'Big Red' In New Orleans

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Actor Ed Harris has joined the cast of theWorld Wrestling Entertainment film "Big Red," a coming-of-agestory that began production in New Orleans this month.

Harris, whose previous works include "Pollock," "Apollo 13"and "The Truman Show," joins a cast that includes Chase Ellison("Tooth Fairy"), Molly Parker ("Deadwood"), Daniel Roebuck("Final Destination") and WWE superstar Randy Orton.

"Big Red" will be set against the backdrop of the mid-1960s.The plot follows 12-year-old Andy Nichol (played by Ellison), abright student whose English teacher (played by Harris) pairs himon a project with the school's biggest outcast, Stanley, who isalso known as "Big Red."

Mia Rose Frampton ("Make It or Break It") and Amy Madigan("Carnivale") are also featured in this family-friendly movie,which began principal photography in the New Orleans area on Feb.23.

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