The official trailer of the George Foreman biopic titled ‘Big George Foreman: The Miraculous Story of the Once and Future Heavyweight Champion of the World’ has debuted. It is directed by George Tillman Jr. and examines the life of the great boxer who later became a priest.
Khris Davis will play Foreman while Forest Whitaker will play the boxer’s longtime trainer Doc Broadus, who introduced him to the sport. Sullivan Jones will portray Muhammad Ali since the two boxers engaged in iconic bouts throughout their careers, notably the Rumble in the Jungle encounter in Zaire,.
The biography will chronicle the best points of Foreman’s boxing career, such as when he won an Olympic gold medal in the 1968 Mexico City Games and his world heavyweight champion run. The story will focus on Foreman’s spiritual journey, retirement, and transition into a preacher outside of his fighting career.
It will also describe his 45-year-old comeback to the ring when his family and church are struggling financially. He went on to become the oldest heavyweight champion in boxing history.
Foreman is a current member of both the World Boxing Hall of Fame and the International Boxing Hall of Fame. The 73-year-old is also well renowned for his entrepreneurial endeavours. In 1994, he collaborated with Spectrum Brands to develop the well-known George Foreman Grill.
Jasmine Mathews, Sullivan Jones, Lawrence Gilliard Jr., John Magaro, and Sonja Sohn are among the cast members. The biopic has been directed by George Tillman Jr. It has been taken from a story by Dan Gordon, Frank Baldwin and Tillman Jr. Additionally, the screenplay has been written by Baldwin Tillman Jr.
On April 28, the movie will be shown in theatres.
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