Rope Burns: According to The Hollywood Reporter, Jay Baruchel has been cast in Rope Burns (aka "Million Dollar Baby"), Clint Eastwood's follow-up to Mystic River. Eastwood is directing, producing and will star in the feature alongside Morgan Freeman and Hilary Swank.

The film centers on Maggie Fitzgerald (Swank), a woman determined to succeed as a boxer. A farm boy, Danger Barch (Baruchel), shares the same dream of becoming a prizefighter.