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Hartnett & Jackson to do "Champ"
March 21, 2006

Source: The Hollywood Reporter

Josh Hartnett and Samuel L. Jackson will star in Resurrecting the Champ, the Rod Lurie-directed drama,. The Yari Film Group is co-producing with Phoenix Pictures. Filming begins June 19 in Calgary.

Hartnett will play a young reporter 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 Bob Yari, Mike Medavoy, Arnold Messer, Brad Fischer and Marc Frydman.




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