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We've known the basics [1] about Real Steel for a while: Shawn Levy directs the Disney/DreamWorks picture that stars Hugh Jackman as an ex-fighter who reinvents himself as a robot boxing mechanic/coach/promoter when human boxing is outlawed. Now thanks to a script review, there are more details available about the film. Two warnings: first, some of this might have changed, as the film has been shot and the script draft referenced is not the final version. Second, there could be spoilers within, so if you'd rather wait for the trailer, stop reading now. io9 [2] has the script review, and I'll break the new info down into a handful of bullet points; you can check their coverage for a bit more detail. Charlie, Hugh Jackman's character, was never a champion boxer, and he's not a champion robo-boxer, either. He exists on an underground circuit, and hopes to become »


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