Watch: Jake Gyllenhaal Battles For His Daughter in ‘Southpaw’ Trailer

The Weinstein Company has released the first trailer for Jake Gyllenhaal’s boxing drama “Southpaw,” four months ahead of its July 31 release in the U.S.

The trailer features plenty of boxing action — starring a muscled-up Gyllenhaal, who added 15 pounds for the role — set against the backdrop of a family drama stemming from Gyllenhaal’s character losing custody of his daughter.

Southpaw” is directed by Antoine Fuqua from a script by “Sons of Anarchy” creator Kurt Sutter and “The Equalizer” writer Richard Wenk. The story centers on a left-handed champ whose life is sent into a downward spiral by an accident until he receives help from a washed-up former boxer, played by Forest Whitaker.

The project had been in development at DreamWorks starring Eminem before winding up at TWC.

Producers are Todd Black, Jason Blumenthal, Steve Tisch, Alan Riche and Peter Riche. Rachel McAdams, Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson, Rita Ora, Naomie Harris and Victor Ortiz also star.

 

More Film

  • Les Arcs Film Festival

    Les Arcs European Film Festival's Industry Village Kicks Off with Strong Roster

    The Weinstein Company has released the first trailer for Jake Gyllenhaal’s boxing drama “Southpaw,” four months ahead of its July 31 release in the U.S. The trailer features plenty of boxing action — starring a muscled-up Gyllenhaal, who added 15 pounds for the role — set against the backdrop of a family drama stemming from Gyllenhaal’s character losing custody […]

  • Star Wars: The Last Jedi

    Box Office: 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' Rockets to $215 Million Opening Weekend

    The Weinstein Company has released the first trailer for Jake Gyllenhaal’s boxing drama “Southpaw,” four months ahead of its July 31 release in the U.S. The trailer features plenty of boxing action — starring a muscled-up Gyllenhaal, who added 15 pounds for the role — set against the backdrop of a family drama stemming from Gyllenhaal’s character losing custody […]

  • Disney-Fox Deal Sets Up Scramble for

    Disney-Fox Deal Unleashes Flood of Free-Agent Executives, Talent

    The Weinstein Company has released the first trailer for Jake Gyllenhaal’s boxing drama “Southpaw,” four months ahead of its July 31 release in the U.S. The trailer features plenty of boxing action — starring a muscled-up Gyllenhaal, who added 15 pounds for the role — set against the backdrop of a family drama stemming from Gyllenhaal’s character losing custody […]

  • Anita Hill

    Anita Hill Chairs Hollywood Anti-Sexual Harassment Commission Formed by Top Execs

    The Weinstein Company has released the first trailer for Jake Gyllenhaal’s boxing drama “Southpaw,” four months ahead of its July 31 release in the U.S. The trailer features plenty of boxing action — starring a muscled-up Gyllenhaal, who added 15 pounds for the role — set against the backdrop of a family drama stemming from Gyllenhaal’s character losing custody […]

  • Warren Beatty

    Arnon Milchan Sues Warren Beatty Over 'Rules Don't Apply' Flop

    The Weinstein Company has released the first trailer for Jake Gyllenhaal’s boxing drama “Southpaw,” four months ahead of its July 31 release in the U.S. The trailer features plenty of boxing action — starring a muscled-up Gyllenhaal, who added 15 pounds for the role — set against the backdrop of a family drama stemming from Gyllenhaal’s character losing custody […]

  • Oscar Isaac Addams Family

    Oscar Isaac in Talks to Voice Gomez Addams in Animated 'Addams Family' Movie

    The Weinstein Company has released the first trailer for Jake Gyllenhaal’s boxing drama “Southpaw,” four months ahead of its July 31 release in the U.S. The trailer features plenty of boxing action — starring a muscled-up Gyllenhaal, who added 15 pounds for the role — set against the backdrop of a family drama stemming from Gyllenhaal’s character losing custody […]

  • Jennifer Lawrence

    Publicists for Jennifer Lawrence, Daisy Ridley, Amy Adams Form New Firm

    The Weinstein Company has released the first trailer for Jake Gyllenhaal’s boxing drama “Southpaw,” four months ahead of its July 31 release in the U.S. The trailer features plenty of boxing action — starring a muscled-up Gyllenhaal, who added 15 pounds for the role — set against the backdrop of a family drama stemming from Gyllenhaal’s character losing custody […]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content