Demetrius Grosse Joins Cast For George Foreman Biopic At Sony

Deadline is exclusively reporting that Demetrius Grosse is the latest name to join the cast for the George Foreman biopic at Sony Pictures.

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The biopic will follow the remarkable life and times of George Foreman, from Olympic Gold medalist to World Heavyweight Champion, the Rumble in the Jungle fight with Muhammad Ali in Zaire, to preach, and then stepping back into the ring to regain the heavyweight championship at the age of forty-five, making him the oldest heavyweight champion in boxing history.

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The report states that Demetrius Grosse (whose credits include The Rookie and Fear The Walking Dead) will be playing the role of Foreman’s biological father, Leroy Moorehead. Though he’s proud that he’s never missed watching one of George’s fights on TV, he’s ashamed that he messed up George’s mother’s life, and George’s too, by abandoning them.

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The film will be directed by George Tillman Jr., who co-wrote the screenplay with Frank Baldwin, from an original draft by Dan Gordon. Peter Guber and David Zelon will serve as producers on the project for Mandalay Pictures.

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Demetrius Grosse will join a cast that includes Khris DavisSullivan Jones, Forest Whitaker, Jasmine MatthewsSonja SohnJohn MagaroShein Mompremier, Lawrence Gilliard Jr., Sam Trammell, Erica Tazel, Matthew Glave and Al Sapienza.

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The George Foreman biopic is currently scheduled for cinematic release on the 7th April 2023.

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