After being pushed back earlier in the year, Big George Foreman finally gets a trailer that is all sorts of awesomeness. Foreman, who has one of the best comeback stories in boxing history, will tell the tale of the rise of one of boxing’s most feared punchers, his demise to the great Muhammad Ali, and his path to God and return to boxing glory.
Big George Foreman comes out April 28th and the trailer, which can be seen above, shows Foreman’s rise, fall, and return to boxing glory after coming out of retirement. Judging by the trailer, we will also get to see more of Foreman’s childhood and why he became a boxer which will be a breath of fresh air.
Big George Foreman: A New Ride
The story of George Foreman hasn’t been explored in the Hollywood. While we’ve seen stories about Muhammad Ali, Mike Tyson, James Braddock and other less popular stories. But George Foreman has been absent except for purposes of telling Muhammad Ali’s story.
Big George Foreman was written by Frank Baldwin, Dan Gordon and George Tillman Jr. who is also serving as the director. Tillman has written and produced titles such as 2018’s The Hate You Give, as well as For Life, Notorious, and Men of Honor.
The titular character of George Foreman is played by Khris Davis who has had roles in Space Jam: A New Legacy, Judas and the Black Messiah, and a short seven episode run on Atlanta.
Other names in the movie are Forest Whitaker, whose name we don’t yet know, Robert Cicchini as Angelo Dundee, and Muhammad Ali will also be making an appearance starring Sullivan Jones.
Big George Foreman hits theaters on April 28th and will be a hard hitting movie. It will join the stories of Ami, Tyson and so many more legendary boxers. Stay posted to Double Hammerfist for all the latest news surrounding this movie and all things martial arts cinema. Thanks for reading.