Is it too early for an Oscar advertising and marketing marketing campaign? Certainly not. Ultimate December, we caught a primary glimpse of Jake Gyllenhaal in character for Southpaw. He performs a welterweight boxer (which implies he’s heavier than lightweight nevertheless not pretty to middleweight standing) whose life hits a few rock bottoms. His partner will get killed, and he loses custody of their daughter. He has to wrestle his means once more on all ranges. Once more in 2010, Kurt Sutter talked about the screenplay as a continuation of Eminem’s eight Mile story. The movie was initially imagined to star Eminem!