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Aaron Eckhart will play UT football coach Darrell Royal in 'My All American' Published: May 6, 2014

The production company making a film about former Texas football player Freddie Steinmark announced on Tuesday that Aaron Eckhart has signed on to play the iconic University of Texas coach and Oklahoma native Darrell Royal in the upcoming movie, "My All American."

Eckhart is famous for his role as Harvey Dent in "The Dark Knight" - the second movie in the revamped Batman series of recent years.

"My All American" will be about Stienmark and his relationship with Royal in the 1960s. Filming will begin this month in Austin.

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