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  • Melissa Leo Signs up for The Fighter

    Tue, 26 May 2009 12:18:37

    Melissa Leo Signs up for The Fighter - Will play Mark Wahlberg and Christian Bale's mother

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    Melissa Leo will play the mother of both Mark Wahlberg and Christian Bale in The Fighter for Paramount.

    The film is set to start shooting this summer and follows a Boston fighter named "Irish" Mickey Ward, played by Wahlberg. He is aided by his half-brother, Dicky Ecklund, played by Bale, in winning the world lightweight championship amid a host of drama.

    —The ARTISTdirect Staff
    05.29.09



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