A new TV spot’s arrived for the dramatic film Southpaw starring Jake Gyllenhaal as boxer looking for a comeback. Directed by Antoine Fuqua (Training Day, Olympus Has Fallen) from a script by Sons of Anarchy‘s Kurt Sutter and Richard Wenk, the cast also includes Forest Whitaker, Rachel McAdams, Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson, Oona Laurence, Clare Foley, Miguel Gomez, Victor Ortiz, Rita Ora, and Naomie Harris.
Southpaw opens in theaters on July 24, 2015.
Southpaw tells the riveting story of Billy “The Great” Hope, reigning Light Heavyweight Boxing Champion of the World (Gyllenhaal). Billy Hope seemingly has it all with an impressive career, a beautiful and loving wife (McAdams), an adorable daughter (Laurence) and a lavish lifestyle. When tragedy strikes and his lifelong manager and friend (Jackson) leaves him behind, Hope hits rock bottom and turns to an unlikely savior at a run-down local gym: Tick Willis (Whitaker), a retired fighter and trainer to the city’s toughest amateur boxers. With his future riding on Tick’s guidance and tenacity, Billy enters the hardest battle of his life as he struggles with redemption and to win back the trust of those he loves.
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-By Rebecca Murray
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