Hugh Jackman to star in DreamWorks' robot story 'Real Steel'
DreamWorks has greenlit the robot story Real Steel, with Hugh Jackman attached to star. Variety reports that Shawn Levy will direct the futuristic story based on a short story by Richard Matheson. The plot follows a fighter who has to reinvent himself when human boxers are replaced by robots. Jackman plays a robot boxing promoter who discovers he has an 11-year-old son. The pic’s budget will be about $80 million, Variety reports.