Charlie Hunnam and Jack O’Connell star in the gritty drama Jungleland, which has its first trailer ahead of a November release.
The plot has O’Connell playing a reluctant bare-knuckle boxer and Hunnam playing his manager/brother, the latter putting them a precarious position after failing to pay back a crime boss (Jonathon Majors). They’re left with no choice but to travel across country to enter a high-stakes fighting tournament. Jessica Barden (The End of the F***ing World) plays an unexpected travel companion who exposes the cracks in their bond along the way.
The film is directed and co-written by Max Windler, who previously directed small-scale dramas Ceremony (2010) and Flower (2017). Having been co-produced under Scott Free Productions, Ridley Scott is on board as one of the film’s executive producers.
Jungleland will be getting a limited theatrical release in the US on November 6th before heading to video on demand on November 10th. Take a look.
Official synopsis for Jungleland:
Stan (Charlie Hunnam) and Lion (Jack O’Connell) are two brothers struggling to stay relevant in the underground world of bare-knuckle boxing. When Stan fails to pay back a dangerous crime boss (Jonathon Majors), they’re forced to deliver an unexpected traveler as they journey across the country for a high-stakes fighting tournament. While Stan trains Lion for the fight of his life, a series of events threaten to tear the brothers apart but their love for one another and belief in a better life keep them going in this gripping drama that proves family pulls no punches.