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SOPHOMORE'S BIG BREAK

SOPHOMORE'S BIG BREAK

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``Be about 20 minutes' could be Michael Baron's break into stardom.

Baron, a sophomore theater arts major at Wake Forest University, will say the line in the film ``Mr. Destiny,' in which he will play a pizza-parlor worker who takes an order from Jim Belushi.Baron, who comes from Orlando, Fla., was chosen from about 2,000 people who waited outside the university's Scales Fine Arts Center in the rain last weekend, hoping to become extras for the movie, which will be filmed in Winston-Salem and Asheville.

He was the only Wake Forest student selected.

In the movie, Belushi plays a man who believes the problems in his life are the result of striking out in his high school championship baseball game 20 years before.

A stranger, played by Michael Caine, shows Belushi how his life would have been if he had hit a home run.

Thirteen student volunteers from the speech communications and theater arts department helped the film's production company, Great Shot Productions Inc., organize auditions.

Some of the filming, which begins this week, will take place in Winston-Salem and will probably be finished in two months.

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