• Bruce Willis to Play Cus D'Amato in Cornerman

    18 days ago - By Coming Soon

    Bruce Willis to play Cus D'Amato in Cornerman
    IMR International announced today that award-winning actor Bruce Willis has signed on to star as the legendary trainer Cus D'Amato in Cornerman. CAA is handling U.S. rights for the film, and IMR International will begin foreign sales in Cannes this week.
    Cornerman takes place in the Catskills region of New York during the early 1980s. Constantine ‘Cus' D'Amato is a reluctantly retired boxing coach who in his heyday discovered and trained some of the greatest heavyweight world champions. Now, along his long-time partner Camille, he runs a small...
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  • Bruce Willis to Star as Mike Tyson's Trainer in ‘Cornerman' for Director Rupert Friend

    Bruce Willis to Star as Mike Tyson's Trainer in ‘Cornerman' for Director Rupert Friend

    18 days ago - By The Wrap

    Bruce Willis will star as Mike Tyson's boxing trainer Cus D'Amato in the indie “Cornerman,” which will also mark the feature directing debut for “Homeland” actor Rupert Friend.
    “Cornerman” takes place in the Catskills region of New York during the early 1980s. Constantine ‘Cus' D'Amato is a reluctantly retired boxing coach who in his heyday discovered and trained some of the greatest heavyweight world champions.
    Now, along his long-time partner Camille, he runs a small gym where he and his trainers, including lithe former street-brawler Teddy Atlas, coach young contenders. But the backer...
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  • ‘Cornerman': Bruce Willis To Play Legendary Boxing Trainer Cus D'Amato - Cannes

    18 days ago - By Deadline

    Bruce Willis has been set to play legendary boxing trainer Cus D'Amato in Cornerman , the biopic written and directed by Rupert Friend. Friend and Aimée Mullins are producing for Circus Florist Films with Marc Butan and Ara Keshishian producing for MadRiver Pictures. A fall start is eyed. CAA is handling U.S. rights and IMR International will begin foreign sales in Cannes this week.
    The Bronx-born D'Amato trained such storied fighters as Floyd Patterson, José Torres and Mi...
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