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    First Look: Unrecognizable Jake Gyllenhaal in Antoine Fuqua's 'Southpaw'

    A first image has surfaced of Jake Gyllenhaal in fighting shape as Junior Middleweight Champion Billy “The Great” Hope in Antoine Fuqua's "Southpaw," which comes out in 2015.

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    Casting: Ewan McGregor Set For 'American Pastoral,' Kevin Coster Is A 'Criminal' & More

    After spending some time in the blockbuster arena with the 2010 Angelina Jolie-starring espionage flick “Salt,” and this summer’s YA adaptation “The Giver,” Australian director Phillip Noyce will finally be helming a film with no action set pieces again. Per Coming Soon, Noyce will tackle the long-g...

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    Rachel McAdams & Lupita Nyong‘o Wanted For 'Southpaw,' Tilda Swinton Will Play A Cat In 'The Infinity Engine' & More

    The long developing boxing movie "Southpaw" is finally gaining momentum, landing Jake Gyllenhaal in the lead role, and now it's time to find his leading ladies. Rachel McAdams and Oscar winner Lupita Nyong'o are being sought/wishlisted for the movie the rise of a lefty welterweight all the way to a ...

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    Juno Temple, Jesse Plemons Join 'Black Mass,' Sam Worthington And Anna Kendrick Eat 'Cake' & More

    Anytime Johnny Depp is making a movie that doesn't require feathers or gaudy makeup we're interested, and thus "Black Mass" has our full attention. And the cast for Scott Cooper's film just keeps getting better and better.

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    Jake Gyllenhaal & Antoine Fuqua's 'Southpaw' Gets Going, Jude Law Set For Melissa McCarthy's 'Susan Cooper'

    Okay, the McConnaisance is now complete with the Matthew McConaughey taking the Best Actor award at the Oscars over the weekend. So how about the Gyllen-sance instead? The actor has quietly been putting a together a string of solid work with interesting directors including "Source Code" for Duncan J...

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    Jake Gyllenhaal Gets In The Ring For Boxing Drama ‘Southpaw’

    The boxing drama "Southpaw" has taken a few body shots during the development process. At one time set up at Sony and MGM, it had rapper Eminem attached to star, but things didn't come together and it was thrown on the backburner. But sensing that there is a good movie here, The Weinstein Company sn...

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    The Weinstein Company Put Antoine Fuqua's Boxing Flick 'Southpaw' Back In The Ring

    One of the many zillion projects Antoine Fuqua has been linked to in the past while is "Southpaw," a boxing flick once mooted as a vehicle for Eminem (he's since moved on to focus on his music). Last spring, the movie got put on the backburner by Sony and MGM, and then it pretty much f...

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    Antoine Fuqua To Direct Heist Flick 'Chicagoland,' Eminem Boxing Pic 'Southpaw' Goes On The Backburner

    We're not sure how or why a thoroughly average director like Antoine Fuqua can keep stacking up projects, but dude keeps stacking up the movies on his schedule, and good thing too since another one has fallen to the wayside for a moment.

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    MGM & Sony Get In The Ring For Eminem & Antoine Fuqua's Boxing Drama 'Southpaw'

    The past year has seen the boxing movie get a little bit of a resurgence. Of course, there was David O. Russell's "The Fighter," which jumped late into the Oscar race last year and went on to nab statutes for Christian Bale and Melissa Leo, and for the past two weeks, Hugh Jackman's robot boxing fli...

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