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AFM 2011: Hayden Panettiere, Melissa Leo Join Racing Thriller 'Over the Wall'

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Hayden Panettiere, left, and Melissa Leo

The movie, which stars Nick Stahl and Freddy Rodriguez, marks the directorial debut of Steven Christopher Young.

Melissa Leo and Hayden Panettiere are joining the cast of Over the Wall, a racing thriller written by Steven Christopher Young, who is also making his directorial debut.

The movie, which stars Nick Stahl and Freddy Rodriguez, will shoot in Ohio in the spring. North Carolina is also on the location list.

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Wall is a love story set in the world of stock car racing and follows a husband, wife, surrogate mother and best friend dealing with a tragic event.

Larry Meistrich and Ken H. Keller are producing. Executive producers are Steven Beer and Rodriguez.

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Indomina Group, which earlier this week announced it was working on two Cabin Fever prequels, is handling worldwide sales and introducing the project to buyers at AFM.