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Amy Schumer in talks to star in boxer Christy Martin biopic

Press Trust of India  |  Los Angeles 

is in negotiations to feature in the biopic of Martin.

The 36-year-old is in talks to star in the drama written and directed by Katherine Fugate, Deadline reported.

Based on the real-life story of the world of the same name, the film will follow Martin who had to fight to achieve success in the man's world and later ended up fighting for her life.

Martin, who now goes by the name Salters, grew up in earning the nickname in the world of The Coalminer's Daughter after she won a competition.

By 1990, she was in the ring pushing the glass ceiling for women to be allowed to box.

The film will be produced by Alix Madigan, and will serve as

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First Published: Tue, April 17 2018. 14:35 IST