The film stars rising stars Tom Hardy, who was in Inception and is soon to the in The Dark Knight Rises, and Joel Edgerton, who blew me away in Animal Kingdom, and is due to be released on September 9th in the USA.
Directed by Gavin O’ Connor, the film is a family drama set in the world in Mixed Martial Arts. It tells the story of an ex-marine who, after returning home, trains to take part in the sport’s biggest tournament with the help of his father. However, his brother, who has been estranged from the family for many years and was a former fighter, also decides to take part needing the money to support his family and a deadly sibling rivalry begins.
The film was shot back in 2009 and Lionsgate have been sitting on it ever since.
Source: Cinema Blend