PHOTO ALERT – JAKE GYLLENHAAL‎ & EMINEM SURPRISE AUDIENCE AT DETROIT SCREENING OF SOUTHPAW


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PHOTO ALERT – JAKE GYLLENHAAL‎ & EMINEM SURPRISE AUDIENCE AT DETROIT SCREENING OF SOUTHPAW

MONDAY, JULY 20, 2015

On Sunday night, Jake Gyllenhaal and Eminem made a surprise appearance at an advance screening of SOUTHPAW in Eminem’s hometown of Detroit.  Jake Gyllenhaal stars as Billy “The Great” Hope and Eminem is the Executive Producer on the film, his record label Interscope Records is producing the soundtrack in which Eminem has 2 original songs for the film including “PHENOMINAL” and “KINGS NEVER DIE.”

The Weinstein Company will release SOUTHPAW nationwide on July 24th.

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Photographer: Jeremy Deputat

The Weinstein Company Presents

with Jake Gyllenhaal, Forest Whitaker, Rachel McAdams

& Curtis ’50 Cent’ Jackson

Directed by: Antoine Fuqua

Written by: Kurt Sutter

Produced by:  Todd Black, Jason Blumenthal, Steve Tisch, Alan Riche & Peter Riche, Jerry Ye

Additional Cast Includes: Rita Ora, Naomie Harris, Miguel Gomez, Victor Ortiz, Oona Laurence

Watch the trailers:

 

From acclaimed director Antoine Fuqua (TRAINING DAY) and screenwriters Kurt Sutter (“Sons of Anarchy”) and Richard Wenk (THE MECHANIC), SOUTHPAW tells the riveting story of Billy “The Great” Hope, reigning Light Heavyweight Boxing Champion of the World (Academy Award® nominee Jake Gyllenhaal). Billy Hope seemingly has it all with an impressive career, a beautiful and loving wife (Rachel McAdams), an adorable daughter (Oona Laurence) and a lavish lifestyle.  When tragedy strikes and his lifelong manager and friend (Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson) leaves him behind, Hope hits rock bottom and turns to an unlikely savior at a run-down local gym: Tick Willis (Academy Award® winner Forest Whitaker), a retired fighter and trainer to the city’s toughest amateur boxers. With his future riding on Tick’s guidance and tenacity, Billy enters the hardest battle of his life as he struggles with redemption and to win back the trust of those he loves.

In Theaters July 24, 2015

This Film Is Rated R | Runtime 124 minutes