WHO’S IN IT?
Sylvester Stallone (Rocky), Robert De Niro (Raging Bull), Kevin Hart (This Is The End), Alan Arkin (Little Miss Sunshine), Kim Basinger (LA Confidential), Jon Bernthal (The Wolf of Wall Street)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Peter Segal (50 First Dates), director, producer; Tim Kelleher (First Kid) and Rodney Rothman (film debut), writers; Michael Ewing (Get Smart), Bill Gerber (Gran Torino), Mark Steven Johnson (When in Rome) and Ravi D. Mehta (Jonah Hex), producers; Trevor Rabin (National Treasure), composer; Dean Semler (Bruce Almighty), cinematographer; William Kerr (Bridesmaids), editor
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
Billy “The Kid” McDonnen (De Niro) and Henry “Razor” Sharp (Stallone) are two retired boxers who have a personal hatred for one another – mostly down to Razor’s sudden retiring before their title match thirty years earlier, thus destroying both their careers. Now, when their rivalry starts spreading on social media, both men are tasked with training for a match against each other that will settle their differences once and for all…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
Never mind that it’s different characters and scenarios, it’s Rocky Balboa and Jake La Motta fighting in the ring together – what more do you need?