Prizefighter: The Life of Jem Belcher Trailer Lets Fists Fly In One Of the Greatest Boxing Stories Never Told
Signature Entertainment has released a trailer for the upcoming sports drama Prizefighter: The Life of Jem Belcher. The film is based on a real story and will arrive on Prime Video. The film follows a young boy who cannot avoid getting into fights while his grandfather is convinced that he will follow in his footsteps.
Check out the official synopsis for the film:
“Jem Belcher (Matt Hookings) is born into poverty, brought up by his grandfather (Russell Crowe), a former boxer now struggling with addiction. Desperate to make a living and honour his grandfather’s legacy, he seeks mentorship from a renowned trainer (Ray Winstone), who nurtures his natural talent and coaches him to be the greatest fighter in the world.
Jem is Champion of England and top of the world before an accident leaves him partially blind, sparking a destructive downfall. Jem must prove himself once again and fight the latest champion in a brutal contest to reclaim his title once and for all.”
The film stars Russell Crowe, Matt Hookings, Ray Winstone, Marton Csokas, Jodhi May, Julian Glover, Steven Berkoff, and Glen Fox. The film was helmed by Daniel Graham from a script written by Hookings who as well as starring, also serves as producer.
Prizefighter: The Life of Jem Belcher will be available to stream on Prime Video on July 22nd, 2022. Check out the trailer below:
Source: Prime Video