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Blake Lively all set to star in action-drama 'Bruised'

ANI  |  Los Angeles [USA] 

Blake Lively is going to be an MMA Fighter!

According to The Hollywood Reporter, the 29-year-old-actress has joined 'Bruised,' a mixed marital arts action-drama directed by The Notebook's Nick Cassavetes.

The script, written by Michelle Rosenfarb, began circulating to foreign buyers over the weekend.

The story focuses on a single mother working two jobs and a former MMA fighter who must return to the cage in order to keep her son.

Sierra/Affinity will introduce the project to buyers in Cannes later this week.

Thunder Road Pictures' Basil Iwanyk is producing alongside Linda Gottlieb and Guymon Casady of Management 360.

The production is expected to begin in September.

Blake Lively is was last seen in last year's 'The Shallows,' which earned 119 million USD globally.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Tue, May 16 2017. 14:42 IST