Warner Bros Picks Up GRUDGE MATCH
Warner Bros. has taken on the script for a new film called “Grudge Match” according to THR. The film has written and pitched to Warner by Tim Kelleher who is a veteran TV writer.
The story will follow retired boxers Billy “The Kid” McGuigan and Henry “Razor” Sharp. The two were bitter rivals in the ring and remain enemies long after. In the film the two are pulled out of retirement for one final grudge match, nearly 50 years after their last title fight against each other. Kelleher, who conceived the project, has written the screenplay for the film as well.
The project will be just the second foray into feature films for Kelleher, who first worked on “First Kid” starring Sinbad in 1996. He has experienced a successful career in television however working on “In Living Color”, “The Arsenio Hall Show”, and “Rock Me Baby” in the past.