A first official look at My Name is Lenny, the upcoming British boxing drama movie starring Josh Helman as Lenny McLean:
“The film is based on the real life story of one of Britain’s most notorious bare-knuckle fighters, Lenny McLean (portrayed by Josh Helman). The film chronicles Lenny McLean’s origin as a young street fighter in 1970s East End London, the haunting effects of horrific childhood abuse, and his bitter rivalry with Roy Shaw (Michael Bisping) across three unlicensed boxing matches, culminating in Lenny taking the championship title of ‘The Guv’nor’.”
Besides Josh Helman, the cast also includes Michael Bisping, Chanel Cresswell, John Hurt, Nick Moran, Charley Palmer Rothwell, Rita Tushingham, George Russo, Martin Askew, Jennifer Brooke, Nicola Duffett, Ruth Alfie Adams, Robert Goodman, Decca Heggie, and Dean Christie.
The release date of My Name is Lenny is set to June 2, 2017 (UK release).