The first trailer for director Antoine Fuqua’s boxing drama, Southpaw, was ferocious, brutal and brilliant. A second, much shorter trailer has now been released, which continues the themes of a terrible event changes the life of boxer Billy Hope (Jake Gyllenhaal), and it is filled with stunning boxing and heavy, emotional drama.
Southpaw looks terrific.
Southpaw is directed by Antoine Fuqua, and is written by Kurt Sutter and Richard Wenk. Jake Gyllenhaal heads up the cast, which also includes Forest Whitaker, 50 Cent, Rita Ora, Naomie Harris and Rachel McAdams.
The film punches into cinemas on 31st July.
From director Antoine Fuqua (TRAINING DAY) and writers Kurt Sutter (SONS OF ANARCHY) and Richard Wenk (THE MECHANIC) comes SOUTHPAW – the story of Billy “The Great” Hope, Junior Middleweight Boxing Champion of the World. When tragedy strikes and he loses it all, Billy enters the battle of his life as he struggles to become a contender once again and win back those he loves. SOUTHPAW stars Academy Award® nominee Jake Gyllenhaal, Academy Award® winner Forest Whitaker, Rachel McAdams, Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson, Rita Ora, Naomie Harris and Victor Ortiz. In theaters July 2015.