Who would win in a fight between Rocky Balboa & Jake La Motta? I’m sure many have wondered about that hypothetical situation, where the stars of Rocky and Raging Bull meet in the ring. Now we’re going to get as close to that as we ever will, as Sylvester Stallone & Rober De Niro step back in the ring for Grudge Match.
The film is about two retired boxers (De Niro and Stallone) who step back into the ring to settle an old score. Jon Bernthal will play De Niro’s estranged son, who feels conflicted about training his father. Kevin Hart, Kim Basinger, and Alan Arkin have also signed on to star.
Peter Segal is directing, with a Christmas US release set and the film reaching the UK on January 17th. [Read more…]