The Weinstein Company is excited to share a heart-pounding, brand new TV Spot for their highly anticipated film, Southpaw. Starring Academy Award nominee Jake Gyllenhaal, Academy Award winner Forest Whitaker, Rachel McAdams, and Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson, Southpaw tells the story of Billy Hope, a boxer who fights his way to the top, only to find his life falling apart around him. Check out the intense TV Spot for this emotional drama below, coming to theaters on July 24th.
From acclaimed director Antoine Fuqua (Training Day) and screenwriters Kurt Sutter (Sons of Anarchy) and Richard Wenk (The Mechanic), Southpaw tells the riveting story of Billy "The Great" Hope, reigning Junior Middleweight Boxing Champion of the World (Academy Award nominee Jake Gyllenhaal). Billy Hope seemingly has it all with an impressive career, a beautiful and loving wife (Rachel McAdams), an adorable daughter (Oona Laurence) and a lavish lifestyle. When tragedy strikes and his lifelong manager and friend (Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson) leaves him behind, Hope hits rock bottom and turns to an unlikely savior at a run-down local gym: Tick Willis (Academy Award winner Forest Whitaker), a retired fighter and trainer to the city's toughest amateur boxers.
With his future riding on Tick's guidance and tenacity, Billy enters the hardest battle of his life as he struggles with redemption and to win back the trust of those he loves. The supporting cast is rounded out by Rita Ora, Naomie Harris, Tyrese Gibson, Beau Knapp, Clare Foley ll and Victor Ortiz. Check out the latest footage from Southpaw below, to see Jake Gyllenhaal like you've never seen him before.