12:40pm PT by Tatiana Siegel , Borys Kit
Kim Basinger to Co-Star in Warners' 'Grudge Match'
Kim Basinger has landed the female lead in Warner Bros.’ senior-skewing comedy Grudge Match.
The film revolves around two boxers (Sylvester Stallone and Robert DeNiro) who, 50 years after their last fight, are coaxed out of retirement for one final match.
Kevin Hart also plays a supporting role as a fight promoter.
Pete Segel will direct from a screenplay by Tim Kelleher. Entourage creator Doug Ellin did a script polish.
Billy Gerber, Mark Steven Johnson and Michael Ewing are producing.
Basinger is currently shooting Paul Haggis’ Third Person. She is repped by Paradigm and manager Oren Segal.