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Hartnett & Jackson Ready to "Resurrect the Champ"

March 22, 2006 04:51:22 GMT

Josh Hartnett and Samuel L. Jackson will star in "Resurrecting the Champ," the Rod Lurie-directed drama


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"Resurrecting the Champ" is not an easy job to do. Thus, Josh Hartnett and Samuel L. Jackson have both agreed to team up for the work, accepting the offer to star in the upcoming Rod Lurie's direction.

"Resurrecting the Champ" is a drama movie which story centers on a young reporter (Hartnett) who finds a homeless man who he thinks is a famous former boxer. But the fighter, with whom he has developed a close relationship, proves not to be the former champ.

The film will be produced by the likes of Bob Yari, Mike Medavoy, Arnold Messer, Brad Fischer and Marc Frydman. Filming reportedly will begin June 19 in Calgary.

© AceShowbiz.com




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