Melissa Leo Signs Up for The Fighter Opposite Bale and Wahlberg

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The movie will star Mark Wahlberg as a boxer and Christian Bale as his half-brother. Originally slated for director Darren Aronofsky as a kind of follow-up to The Wrestler, the movie will now be directed by David O. Russell, with plans to shoot this summer.

Leo will also star in the new David Simon/HBO series Tremeand several other projects.

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