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WWE star Randy Orton to begin filming ‘Condemned 2’

WWE star Randy Orton will begin filming a movie in Albuquerque and Zia Pueblo.

WWE star Randy Orton will begin filming a movie in Albuquerque and Zia Pueblo.

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Attention WWE fans, one of your own will be in New Mexico making a film.

Randy Orton will be in the Land of Enchantment to film “The Condemned 2: Desert Prey.”

The film is produced by WWE Studios, Inc. and Lionsgate Films Inc.

In the film, Orton plays a former bounty hunter, who soon finds himself on the run as part of a newly revamped, high-stakes and deadly Condemned tournament.

The film is the sequel to “The Condemned,” which starred Steve Austin and Manu Bennett.

According to the New Mexico Film Office, principal photography will begin this month and run through mid-December. Locations will include Albuquerque and Zia Pueblo.

The production will employ at least 80 New Mexico crew members, 22 New Mexico actors, 10 local stunt players and approximately 200 local background talent, the film office said.

The film is directed by Roel Reine and produced by Michael J. Luisi.

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