Naomie Harris Replaces Lupita Nyong’o In Boxing Drama ‘Southpaw’ | Film News

Naomie Harris joins drama ‘Southpaw’ alongside Jake Gyllenhaal


Accomplished actor Naomie Harris has joined the new boxing drama Southpaw alongside the leading actor Jake Gyllenhaal. Harris will replace Lupita Nyong’o as the social worker who helps the boxer and his daughter. She is known for her roles in the James Bond film Skyfall, and Pirates of the Caribbean among others. The film follows the career of boxing champion Billy Hope played by Gyllenhaal. It will show how his career affects his personal life. The film’s A-list cast of actors include Rachel McAdams, Forest Whitaker, Victor Ortiz and Curtis ’50 cent’ Jackson. The film is directed by Antoine Fucqua, and is currently in production.



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