Knowledge Identifier: $The_Fighter
Category: Movies & TV
Launched in 1986.
Countries: United States (79%), (11%), United Kingdom (5%)
Linked to: Sports Illustrated, Time, Broadcast Film Critics Association Award for Best Cast, Broadcast Film Critics Association Award for Best Film
Darren Aronofsky - In 2007, Aronofsky hired writer Scott Silver to develop "The Fighter" with him
Production proceeded with filming set to begin October 2008 and Christian Bale replacing Brad Pitt
In April 2009, Relativity Media stepped up to entirely finance the film, selling the international distribution rights to The Weinstein Company a month later
Richard Corliss of "Time Magazine" named Christian Bale's performance one of the Top 10 Movie Performances of 2010, saying "In a little festival of tart, savory performances, notably from Melissa Leo as the boys' mother and Amy Adams as Micky's girlfriend, Bale shines the brightest, because he knows that no character, however depraved his status, is only a "monster"
Frank Renzulli - In 2010, he played Sal LoNano, the real-life manager of "Irish" Micky Ward, in the Golden Globe and Academy Award-nominated film "The Fighter"
Dicky Eklund - Paramount Pictures' 2010 drama "The Fighter" chronicles the rise of Eklund's younger half-brother Micky Ward
Dicky Eklund - The 2010 biopic "The Fighter" is based on the two brothers' fall and rise to the boxing title
Hannah and Her Sisters - "Hannah and Her Sisters" was the last film to win in both supporting acting categories until "The Fighter" in 2011
In 2013, Jerry Ferrara signed on to play Gatti