IFC Films debuted the trailer for Chuck, an upcoming American biographical sports drama film.
“Chuck is the true story of Chuck Wepner, the man who inspired the billion-dollar film series Rocky—a liquor salesman from New Jersey who went 15 rounds with the greatest boxer of all time, Muhammad Ali.
In his ten years in the ring, Wepner endured two knockouts, eight broken noses, and 313 stitches.
But his toughest fights were outside the ring: an epic life of drugs, booze, wild women, incredible highs and extraordinary lows.”
Directed by Philippe Falardeau, written by Jeff Feuerzeig and Jerry Stahl.
It had its world premiere at the 2016 Venice Film Festival on September 2, 2016.
Chuck is scheduled to be released on May 5, 2017.