There’s a new series of pictures for Chuck, the upcoming boxing drama movie directed by Philippe Falardeau and starring Liev Schreiber as haivyweight boxer Chuck Wepner:
“He was the pride of Bayonne, New Jersey, a man who went fifteen rounds in the ring with Muhammad Ali, and the real life inspiration for Rocky Balboa. But before all that, Chuck Wepner (Liev Schreiber) was a liquor salesman and father with a modest prizefighting career whose life changed overnight when, in 1975, he was chosen to take on The Greatest in a highly publicized title match. It’s the beginning of a wild through the exhilarating highs and humbling lows of sudden fame—but what happens when your fifteen minutes in the spotlight are up? Driven by a committed performance from Liev Schreiber, Chuck is a refreshingly human tale of resilience and redemption. Elisabeth Moss and Naomi Watts costar.”
One has be a bit crazy to turn to boxing, and either sadist or masochist (or both) too… nope?
Besides Liev Schreiber, the cast also includes Elisabeth Moss, Ron Perlman, Jim Gaffigan, Pooch Hall, and Morgan Spector.
The film will be released on May 5, 2017.