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DreamWorks Studios is casting "Real Steel," a feature film starring Hugh Jackman. The film is set in the near future where robot boxing is a popular sport, and centers on a struggling promoter (Jackman) who thinks he's found a champion in a discarded robot. During his hopeful rise to the top, he also discovers he has an 11-year-old son who wants to know his father. Shawn Levy, dir.; Richard Hicks & David Rubin, casting dirs. Shoot dates Tba. Seeking—Max: 10-14 years old, street-smart, tough, charming kid, with a hard and untrusting outer shell that hides a warm enthusiastic spirit, complicated, strong-willed, resourceful, the product of a broken home, becomes the focus of a child custody hearing following the untimely death of his mother, hits the road with his reluctant dad, uses his computer skills and ingenuity to create a series of boxing robots that perform well enough to get them »

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