ComingSoon.net has received photos of a built Mark Wahlberg, a skinny Christian Bale and former junior welterweight “Irish” Mickey Ward shooting David O. Russell-directed The Fighter at Tsongas Arena in Lowell, Massachusetts.
The Paramount drama, co-starring Amy Adams and Melissa Leo, is about Ward (Wahlberg) and his unlikely path to become world lightweight champion. Bale plays Dicky Eklund, Mickey’s half-brother and a talented fighter who once went the distance with Sugar Ray Leonard in a title fight but then turned to crime and landed in prison. He then turned his life around and helped his under-performing brother find the spark for a remarkable run that led to the world title.
Click here or on the photos below to view the gallery!