The critically acclaimed film might be in training for a rematch.
Actor Mark Wahlberg says he’s been talking with bosses about The Fighter 2 after the movie ‘exceeded expectations’. Wahlberg starred in the movie along with Christian Bale and Melissa Leo, who both won Oscars for their roles in the flick.
In a new interview, he said there are definitely plans for a sequel movie.
“I got bit by the bug, and now I’m trying to plant the idea in everyone’s head that we should do – not five or six Fighters like Rocky – but one more because the big thing that Mickey Ward was famous for was his three epic battles with Arturo Gatti. So we’re talking about possibly taking one more run at it.”
Speaking about the movie, he added: “Before we made the movie, I thought we could make a great movie. But I still didn’t imagine it would go on to do all those things – to be that successful at the box office, winning those awards, getting all those nominations. So it definitely exceeded expectations.”