The veteran actor plays the owner of a thoroughbred horse ranch where a troubled teenage girl is sent to do rehab after becoming involved in drugs and stealing a car.
81-year-old Weaver says movies like Seabiscuit and the 50-to-1 long shot horse Giacomos recent Kentucky Derby win helped contribute to bringing the show to the tube. In his words, That didnt hurt.
Weaver says his new acting gig wont interfere with his true passion: ecolonomics projects, which combine ecology and economics to solve energy and environment issues.
In fact, he just got back from Greenville, South Carolina, where he and Willie Nelson opened a new truck stop that sells Nelsons own brand of bio-diesel fuel called Willie Biodiesel.
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