Melissa Leo Signs Up for The Fighter Opposite Bale and Wahlberg
Frozen River star Melissa Leo is poised to add The Fighter to her queue of roles following her Oscar nomination this year, according to Variety.
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 Treme and several other projects.
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