Warner Bros. Preparing for a Grudge Match

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Warner Bros. Pictures has picked up Tim Kelleher’s pitch Grudge Match, to be produced by Billy Gerber and Mark Steven Johnson.

The story revolves around retired boxers Billy “The Kid” McGuigan and Henry “Razor” Sharp, lifelong bitter rivals who are coaxed out of retirement and into the ring for one final grudge match — 50 years after their last title fight.

Kelleher is writing the screenplay. Sarah Schechter is overseeing for the studio.