So which movie is going to be the boxing pic of the year: Jake Gyllenhaal‘s “Southpaw” or Sylvester Stallone‘s continuation of the “Rocky” franchise, “Creed“? The latter has been riding some high buzz following the first trailer which recently dropped, but Harvey Weinstein has already been pushing the former hard as it gears up to open later this month.
“Southpaw” tells the story of Billy Hope, a pugilist who has it all, including a beautiful wife and precious daughter. But tragedy brings down his entire world, and he’ll must turn to a retired fighter to help him get back in the way and box his way back to redemption. And you can get a sense of the gravitas in the Antoine Fuqua directed movie with these two new clips, plus some of the punchy entertainment with the new mini-trailers that follow.
“Southpaw” arrives on July 24th.