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Our First Look At Sly And De Niro Beating The Shit Out Of Each Other In GRUDGE MATCH!

Published at: Feb. 22, 2013, 5:41 p.m. CST by mrbeaks

 

Beaks here...

From the Twitter feed of the New Orleans Hornets' Pelicans' Robin Lopez comes this awesome picture of two battle-scarred legends.

Grudge Match

This is from the set of GRUDGE MATCH, a Peter Segal-directed comedy about two over-the-hill boxers who step back into the ring for one last dance. I don't know what state's athletic commission would license a fight between two sixtysomethings, but I'm sure Doug "ENTOURAGE" Ellin's script addresses this. Perhaps it'll be held on a barge in international waters, like that Tyson-Secretariat fight.

I have no idea how this will turn out, but it's undeniably cool to see Rocky Balboa and the big-screen Jake LaMotta lacing up the gloves. Here's hoping Segal delivers a rowdy boxing movie worthy of these two legends.

Slashfilm got the initial heads-up about this picture.

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