About the film
Resurrecting the Champ
Release Date: June 14, 2007
|Production Companies||:||Battleplan Productions, Yari Film Group, Alberta Film Entertainment, Phoenix Pictures|
|Producers||:||Bob Yari, Mike Medavoy, Rod Lurie, Marc Frydman, Candice Elzinga, Kathleen Tomasik, Rhonda Fisekci|
|Writers||:||Allison Burnett, Michael Bortman|
Up-and-coming sports reporter rescues a homeless man ("Champ") only to discover that he is, in fact, a boxing legend believed to have passed away. What begins as an opportunity to resurrect Champ's story and escape the shadow of his father's success becomes a personal journey as the ambitious reporter reexamines his own life and his relationship with his family.