Sylvester Stallone and Robert De Niro are talks to take the lead in the Warner Bros. boxing comedy Grudge Match.

The comedy follows two retired boxers who are returning to the ring for one final Grudge Match. Doug Ellin penned the latest draft of the film.

Peter Segal is directing the project with Bill Gerber, Carrie Gillogly and Mark Steven Johnson producing.

Production on the project is expected to start early next year.