The new WWE Films project “12 Rounds” starring John Cena starts shooting today on location in New Orleans, Louisiana. Cena will not be there for the first day of shooting – he’ll be in Los Angeles for WWE’s WrestleMania XXIV press conference.

Cena will also likely be at tonight’s RAW from Phoenix, Arizona and will be heading to New Orleans for shooting later this week. The film will be shooting through May, but Cena isn’t expected to miss any significant TV time.

Unlike previous WWE Films productions which were shot in Australia, “12 Rounds” is being shot Stateside and Cena will have no problem flying to whatever city RAW is being held.

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