Shadowboxer is an emotionally-charged, full-throttle noir, which delves deep into the harsh underworld of organized crime and uncovers the complex lives of trained assassins, Mikey (Cuba Gooding Jr.) and Rose (Helen Mirren). But when a brutal crime boss wants his wife dead, Rose has a change of heart when they find her pregnant. And so, the three begin a harrowing life on the run. Driven by fierce love, Rose and Mikey protect their adopted family from present danger – looking to redeem their tragic past.
Shadowboxer marks the directorial debut of Lee Daniels, producer of the Academy Award-nominated Monster’s Ball and the critically acclaimed The Woodsman. The film will be in theaters on July 21, 2006.
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