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Bolger - New film tells the true story of University of Texas football great Freddie Steinmark (Finn Wittrock) who died of cancer at the age of 22

The Tudors' Sarah Bolger and The Mentalist's Robin Tunney have joined the cast of the upcoming American football film My All American.

Deadline.com reports that the film also stars Aaron Eckhart and Finn Wittrock and tells the true story of University of Texas football great Freddie Steinmark (Wittrock) who died of cancer at the age of 22.

My All American will focus on his relationship with coach Darrell Royal (Eckhart), with Dublin actress Bolger playing Steinmark's high school sweetheart, Linda Wheeler, and Tunney playing his mother, Gloria.

Filming is scheduled to begin in Austin, Texas today, Monday May 19. 

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