Nick Nolte is a Warrior
Thu, 19 Mar 2009 12:02:05
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Nick Nolte will star alongside Tom Hardy and Joel Edgerton in Warrior, a drama that will explore the increasingly mainstream world of mixed martial arts fighting. Shooting begins in April in Pittsburgh.
Nolte will portray a Vietnam vet and a boxer who became a steel worker. His alcoholism eventually rips at the fabric of his family. He finally sobers up and trains his youngest son, played by Hardy, to compete in MMA tournaments. Edgerton will play Hardy's older brother and the brothers are on course to go mano y mano in the ring. Gavin O'Connor will direct the film. He co-wrote the script. Jennifer Morrison will also star in the film.
—The ARTISTdirect Staff