House of the Dragon lead actor Paddy Considine will star in a new boxing drama produced by Rocky creator Sylvester Stallone.
house of the dragon Lead actor Paddy Considine is set to star in an upcoming boxing drama. giant, produced by Sylvester Stallone. Considine starred in “King Viserys Targaryen”. house of the dragonthe spinoff prequel series too game of Thrones. His character was the King of the Seven Kingdoms, and his actions in Season 1 of the show led to the ultimate downfall of the Targaryen Empire and family. The actor also recently appeared in Peaky Blinders as Father John Hughes.
According to a report by meeting, Paddy Considine will star in Sylvester Stallone’s upcoming boxing drama. the house of the dragon The actor’s participation in the project was announced along with the casting of Mena Massoud. Massoud is known for his work in the 2019 live-action version Aladdin, in which he played the title character. In a statement released with Casting News, giant Director Rowan Athale said the film has been in the works for many years as it has been waiting for a while to tell the story of boxing trainer Brendan Ingle and his protégé Naseem. Check out Athale’s full comments on the film below.
“I have wanted to bring this film to screens for many years. The story of legendary boxing trainer Brendan Ingle and his tumultuous relationship with protégé “Prince” Naseem is both legendary and truly cinematic. It’s exciting, necessary, hilarious and heartbreaking and to make this film with the incomparable Paddy Considine and Mena Massoud and with the support of the incomparable Sylvester Stallone and his Balboa Productions team is a dream come true.”
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The announcement of giant Getting the green light is the first real piece of information released about the upcoming project, but it offers some key details. Paddy Considine walks away from one of the most popular performances of 2022 with his poignant portrayal of King Viserys Targaryen. Much of Viserys’ life in it house of the dragon tasked the character with desperately holding on to all the important people and parts in his life that were always destined to eventually fall apart. His example is inculcated in his daughter Rhaenyra, and it looks like Considine will take on a similar leadership or mentoring role giant.
giant is now the seventh Sylvester Stallone-produced project in development through his production company Balboa Productions. According to the film’s synopsis, the biopic is based on the true life story of British-Yemeni boxer Prince Naseem “Naz” Hamed (Massoud) and his rise from rags to riches to a world championship under the tutelage of his Irish boxing trainer, Brendan Ingle (Considine). It will follow Hamed from his humble beginnings on the working-class streets of Sheffield, England, to his discovery by Ingle. Ingle is a steel worker-turned-boxing trainer. The film will also deal with the rampant societal problems of Britain in the 1980s and 1990s, including rampant Islamophobia and racism.
giant will continue Sylvester Stallone’s storied history of boxing films. While the veteran actor and filmmaker isn’t expected to have any significant roles in the film, his behind-the-scenes presence should be felt through what’s happening on screen. Stallone most recently produced and starred in the original streaming series Paramount, Tulsa King. The ten-episode crime drama series has received mostly positive reviews, adding a little extra excitement to the legendary actor’s latest venture. No timeframe was given for the planned release of giantbut with casting announcements afoot, production should ramp up soon.
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