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Fulwell 73 announced Tuesday that it was set for “imminent production” on the new boxing biopic “Benn v Eubank,” which will chart the individual journeys of the two fierce rivals, who dominated British boxing in the late 1980s and early ’90s, their hatred of one another and the two matches (in 1990 and 1993) that came to define their careers.
“Benn and Eubank’s rivalry was palpable and defined an era,” says director Kieron Hawkes. “I watched the whole thing playout when I was a kid, and to now be involved in bringing it to life through cinema is completely thrilling. This film will be modern British cinema at its best: dangerous, relevant and necessary.”
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The drama will chart the former world champion fighter’s journeys and maverick personalities and the intense rivalry that culminated in two anticipated fights in the early 1990s.
The film will be co-written by sports writer Daniel Harris and produced by Fulwell 73’s Leo Pearlman. It will be financed in conjunction with Julian Bird at Lorton Entertainment, whose credits include Oasis documentary Supersonic and Asif Kapadia’s upcoming documentary Maradona.
The production is aiming to shoot later this year »
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