By Mandi Bierly
Updated February 27, 2009 at 04:00 PM EST

Mikael Salomon (The Andromeda Strain) has been tapped to direct Undefeated: The Rocky Marciano Story, the first authorized biopic about the boxing champ who died in 1969. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the film will cover the full span of Marciano’s life and share new details about his younger brother, Lou.