A DreamWorks/Touchstone production has set its release date. According to The Hollywood Reporter, DreamWorks and Touchstone have set a November 18, 2011 release date for Real Steel.

The film stars Hugh Jackman as a former boxing champ who, along with his distant son, trains a fighting robot to compete in the robot boxing competition Real Steel World Championship.

Shawn Levy is directing and producing the film and Steven Speilberg is on board as an executive producer.