Melissa Leo Signs up for The Fighter
Tue, 26 May 2009 12:18:37
Melissa Leo will play the mother of both
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