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Brad Pitt is poised to star alongside Mark Wahlberg in “The Fighter,” the Paramount Pictures drama about Boston boxer “Irish” Mickey Ward and his unlikely path to become world lightweight champion.Wahlberg is set to play Ward. Pitt is in talks to play Dicky Eklund, Mickey’s half-brother and a talented fighter who once knocked Sugar Ray Leonard to the canvas and went the distance in a title fight against that boxing legend.

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