April 13th, 2010
02:16 PM ET

Corbin Bernsen on a soap box

Filming has begun in Akron, Ohio, on Corbin Bernsen’s independent film “25 Hill.”

The movie, featuring Bernsen (“L.A. Law,” “Psych”), Nathan Gamble (“Marley & Me”), Ralph Waite (“The Waltons”) and Maureen Flannigan (“7th Heaven”), tells the story of a grieving boy and a bitter man who enter each other's lives by way of the Soap Box Derby. The boy’s father has been killed in Afghanistan and Bernsen’s character has been in a downward spiral since enduring a tragedy of his own.

Together they work on building a derby car and rebuilding their dreams, but then the derby itself is endangered by financial trouble -– a reflection of reality for the All-American Soap Box Derby, an Akron tradition since 1933. FULL POST

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