Zach McGowan is boxer Chuck Wepner in trailer for The Brawler

With less than two weeks to go until the release of The Brawler, a poster and trailer have arrived online for the biographical boxing drama. Written and directed by Ken Kushner, the film stars Zach McGowan (Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.) as boxer Chuck Wepner – the real life inspiration behind Sylvester Stallone’s Rocky Balboa – and also features Amy Smart (Justified), Taryn Manning (Orange is the New Black), and Nick Loeb (Den of Thieves); take a look here…

Based on the true events behind “Rocky”. Local boxer, Chuck Wepner was slinging liquor in Bayonne, New Jersey when he got the call. Chuck was going to fight the Heavy Weight Champion of the World, Muhammad Ali. Chuck trained hard, pushing himself to the limit so he could go toe to toe with the greatest fighter of all time. His heroic battle with Ali was only the beginning of a wild ride that takes
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