Mena Massoud has a giant, new challenge within the works!
The Aladdin star will painting British boxer Naseem Hamed (a.okay.a Prince Naseem) within the upcoming biopic, Large.
“Lot of labor forward to do the legend justice,” Mena shared in a publish on Twitter.
In keeping with The Hollywood Reporter, Rowan Athale who directed 2012’s Wasteland will each write and direct the movie, which can deal with Prince Naseem’s “rags-to-riches” story from his childhood because the son of working-class Yemeni immigrants in Yorkshire, to athlete and worldwide famous person.
Home of the Dragon’s Paddy Considine can even star within the biopic as boxing coach, Brendan Ingle.
Prince Naseem held a number of featherweight world titles throughout his decade-long profession, pushed by Islamophobia and racism and made headlines around the globe along with his flashy ring entrances – like that point he re-created Michael Jackson’s Thriller clip!
The movie is being made with Sylvester Stallone’s Balboa Productions. No phrase on a launch date simply but.
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