Actor Matthew Fox, left, laughs with former Marshall assistant coach Red Dawson, center, and former head coach Jack Lengyl during a break in the filming of "We Are Marshall" on Tuesday, April 4, 2006, near Twin Towers on Marshall's campus in Huntington, W.Va. Fox is portraying Dawson in the movie depicting the events surrounding the 1970 plane crash that claimed 75 lives including members of Marshall's football team.
Gallery: Filming of "We Are Marshall" from 2006
Jul. 23, 2013 @ 12:36 PM
In 2006, the Tri-State was invaded by Hollywood.
For weeks, residents were able to watch some filming take place for "We Are Marshall," as well as running into actors about and out.
Filming began April 3, 2006, in Huntington and concluded in Atlanta on June 21, 2006.
The Warner Bros. production is an inspirational drama based on the true story of Marshall's and Huntington's efforts to rebound from the tragic plane crash on Nov. 14, 1970.