Director Rod Lurie Producer Arnold Messer, Bradley Fischer, Louis M. Phillips Screenwriter Michael Bortman
Studio Yari Film Group Starring Samuel L. Jackson, Josh Hartnett, Teri Hatcher, Kathryn Morris, Dakota Goyo, Alan Alda, Rachel Nichols, Glenn Hunter, David Paymer, Ryan McDonald Genre Drama MPAA Rating PG-13
Struggling sports reporter Erik Kernan (Josh Hartnett) encounters a homeless man who calls himself “Champ” (Samuel L. Jackson) only to determine that he is the one-time boxing champion Battling Bob Satterfield. What begins as a story about resurrecting a once-great man becomes Erik’s title shot. In his journey to uncover the truth, Erik has to reexamine his own life and his relationship with his young son.