Jeremy Renner Starring in Rocky Marciano Biopic

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Jeremy Renner will star in a biopic about boxer Rocky Marciano.

“Undefeated: The Rocky Marciano Story” is produced by Morris S. Levy, and written by Samuel Franco and Evan Kilgore.

Levy is seeking a director. His Mega Films own the rights to the life story, as told by his younger brother Lou Marciano.

“Undefeated: The Rocky Marciano Story” will be the first authorized biopic on Marciano’s life and will follow him from childhood to his 1969 death in a plane crash. Marciano remains the only heavyweight champion to retire from his professional career undefeated 49-0.

Best known for his relentless style, Marciano held the heavyweight crown from 1952 to 1956, and defended his title against Jersey Joe Walcott, Roland La Starza, Ezzard Charles, Don Cockell and Archie Moore before retiring at the age of 32.

Renner was last seen in “Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation” and he will reprise his role as Hawkeye in “Captain America: Civil War” in May.

Levy’s credits include “Seduced and Abandoned” and the series “Cop Show.”

News about Renner was first reported by Deadline Hollywood.

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  1. Bill Nowlin says:

    Any more news on this in the past year?

  2. Paul Brno says:

    Rocky & Audie Murphy were hunting in Alaska when there small plane crashed.

    • Mike Cesario says:

      Jeremy Renner playing Rocky Marciano is a joke! Pathetic! Rocky was southern Italian and there should be at least one actor in hollywood coming up that resembles the Rock and can speak like him with a little coaching. The idea of a non-Italian that doesn’t even resemble Marciano is deploring! I can’t believe the Marciano family would even allow it to occur!

    • Paul Brno says:

      There are places I remember in my life I loved them all…..

  3. KB says:

    Good for Jeremy ! When it comes out, I will definitely go see it.

  4. Giovanni landin says:

    Big role for this guy.

  5. Paul Brno says:

    So many people including singers (Buddy Holly, the Big Bopper & Richie Valens, John Denver, Ottis Redding, & almost lost Harrison Ford 3 or4 times he crashed in small planes & helicopters) & car crashes ( Earnie Kovaks, James Dean, Jayne Mansfield,) & of course Audie Murphy & Rocky Marciano.

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