- 2h 4min
- Directed by: Antoine Fuqua
- Cast: Jake Gyllenhaal, Rachel McAdams, Naomie Harris, Forest Whitaker, Rita Ora, 50 Cent
- UK release: 24 July 2015
Jake Gyllenhaal stars as Billy Hope, a once successful boxer trying to get his life back on track and his daughter out of child protection services.
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Reviews & features
Southpaw22 Jul 2015
Predictable drama that still packs a punch thanks to star Jake Gyllenhaal
This manly melodrama actually begins where most ‘uplifting’ sport-as-a-metaphor-for-life weepies climax – with the hero’s hard-won triumph over adversity. Lefty pugilist Billy Hope (yes, be assured there is plenty of play on that name), brought to…
Rita Ora: Gyllenhaal helped me on Southpaw17 Mar 2015
Rita Ora says Jake Gyllenhaal made it "very easy" for her to act with him in upcoming film 'Southpaw'. The singer has a role in the boxing drama and she admits Jake - who plays pugilist Billy Hope - was very helpful on set and gave her lots of advice…
Rita Ora dubbed 'sensational' by Hollywood big wig7 Nov 2014
Harvey Wenstein has dubbed "sensational" Rita Ora his "biggest discovery". The Hollywood veteran - who produced the Academy Award-winning film 'Shakespeare in Love' - has given the 23-year-old 'Hot Right Now' singer his seal of approval after they…
50 Cent joins Southpaw27 Jun 2014
50 Cent has joined the cast of 'Southpaw'. The 'Candy Shop' rapper will star alongside Jake Gyllenhaal, Forest Whitaker, Lupita Nyong'o and Rachel McAdams in the boxing movie, in which he will play a promoter who is part of Gyllenhaal's central…
Jake Gyllenhaal to star in Southpaw?4 Nov 2013
Jake Gyllenhaal is in talks to join 'Southpaw'. The 32-year-old actor is in negotiations to replace Eminem as the lead in the boxing drama directed by Antoine Fuqua, according to The Wrap. If Gyllenhaal accepts the role offer, he will play a left-handed…
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