With prior onscreen boxing experience, actors Robert De Niro and Sylvester Stallone will step into the ring for the comedy “Grudge Match.”  Stallone famous for his Rocky Balboa character and De Niro renowned for his Oscar winning portrayal of boxing legend Jake La Motta in “Raging Bull” are rival boxers coaxed out of retirement to fight one last bout — 50 years after their last match.  The photo shows the two perspiring and exhausted actors in their boxing gear along with New Orleans Hornets center Robin Lopez. Check it out!

Winston Whitehurst@w_whitehurst

@slashfilm NBA star Robin Lopez on the set of “Grudge Match” w De Niro and Stallone. pic.twitter.com/estyqZ9e7R

Jake vs Rocky

“Grudge Match” is scheduled for a November 15th release.  The film stars Robert De Niro, Sylvester Stallone, Jon Bernthal, Alan Arkin, Kevin Hart, Kim Basinger, Han Soto, Griff Furst, Todd Truley, Greg Sproles, Camden Gray, Julie Hardin, Carrie Lazar, Macsen Lintz, Jay Oliver, Timothy Wyant, David Kency, Ross P. Cook, Wendy Miklovic, Shanna Vincent, Jai Stefan, John C. Klein, Starlette Miariaunii, Rowan Joseph, Larry Morgan, Shane Kretzmann, and Joseph Stephens, Jr. Tim Kelleher, Doug Ellin, and Rodney Rothman wrote the screenplay, while Peter Segal directs.

Source: Winston Whitehurst, IMDb

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