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Jake Gyllenhaal gets ripped to play a boxer in 'Southpaw'

Los Angeles, Nov 30: Actor Jake Gyllenhaal has bulged muscles to play a middleweight boxer struggling to make a comeback for his upcoming movie. The 33-year-old, who lost nearly 14 kg to play an unhinged videographer in 'Nightcrawler', has transformed himself again for the upcoming sports drama 'Southpaw', reports people.com. (Read: Classic Hollywood Workouts: Christian Bale s Batman Workout)

Directed by Antoine Fuqua, the film also stars Forest Whitaker, Rachel McAdams, Curtis Jackson and Naomie Harris. 'Jake is going to change how people see him. I had him training twice a day in the boxing ring,' Fuqua told Deadline.com. 'We literally turned him into a beast,' he added. (Read: Classic Hollywood Workout: Brad Pitt in Fight Club)

Source: IANS

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