Golden Boy: According to China Broadcast Eminem is looking towards a new role in an upcoming boxing film...

Rapping sensation Eminem is reportedly brushing up on his boxing skills for a new movie role.

The rapper plans to follow his acting debut in 8 Mile by playing the part of undefeated 22-year-old Ukranian-born Jewish boxing phenomenon, Dmitry Salita.

Salita, who lives in Brooklyn and is studying to be a rabbi, is tipped be the next world champion with an unbeaten run of 17 fights.

Boxing legend Lennox Lewis' former trainer Emanuel Steward has been hired to help Eminem perfect his punches for the role.