Christian Bale answers bell for 'The Fighter'
The film, which has suffered through a number of stops and starts as actors -- first
Wahlberg, who will next be seen in
"The Fighter" will be the third movie Russell and Wahlberg have worked on together, following "Three Kings" and "I Heart Huckabees." Scott Silver ("8 Mile") and Lewis Colick ("Ladder 49") have been working on the script. Production is scheduled to start in July.
Relativity Media, which produced Bale's "3:10 to Yuma," is financing "The Fighter," and Paramount will distribute it in the U.S.