Southpaw Starring Jake Gyllenhaal – MovieThere are few actors doing better or more daring work today than Jake Gyllenhaal and now he is on to his next exciting project, the gripping boxing drama Southpaw. Casting calls for several roles in this sure to be awards season contender have been announced and up and coming performers of all ages and sizes can submit themselves today for a chance at landing an audition. This could be your opportunity to work on one of the most talked about productions of the year.Southpaw will find Academy Award nominee Gyllenhaal (Brokeback Mountain, October Sky, Donnie Darko) starring as Billy Hope, a troubled fighter on the tail end of his prime who strives to become the welterweight champion. Just as his career begins to gain momentum and his hard work pays off, his personal life starts to fall apart around him, leading him to make someharrowing life decisions. Director Antoine Fuqua (Olympus Has Fallen, Training Day, King Arthur) will be working from a powerful script by 2-time Primetime Emmy nominee Kurt Sutter (Sons Of Anarchy, The Shield) and he has comiled an impressive cast to surround Mr. Gyllenhaal that so far includes Rachel McAdams (Mean Girls, Sherlock Holmes: A Game Of Shadows, Wedding Crashers), BAFTA Award nominee Naomie Harris (Skyfall, Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End, Miami Vice), R&B superstars Rita Ora and 50 Cent and Academy Award winner Forest Whitaker (The Last King Of Scotland, Lee Daniels’ The Butler, Where the Wild Things Are).Casting calls for this powerful sports drama are happening right now and interested actors of all ages can apply for consideration by sending emails to Southpawpittsburgh@gmail.com. We will be posting more details on this impeccably pedigreed film throughout it’s production so keep checking back for updates and leave a message below and tell us what you think of the project and why you would like to throw your hat into the boxing ring for a shot at auditioning for Southpaw starring Jake Gyllenhaal.