MATILDA's Oona Laurence to Star in Boxing Drama SOUTHPAW

MATILDA's Oona Laurence to Star in Boxing Drama SOUTHPAW

Oona Laurence, one of four young actresses who originated the title role in Broadway's MATILDA THE MUSICAL, will star as Jake Gyllenhaal and Rachel McAdams' daughter, Leila Hope in the upcoming boxing drama, SOUTHPAW, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Antoine Fuqua will direct the project written by Sons of Anarchy creator Kurt Sutter. Fuqua, Alan Riche and Peter Riche will produce.

According to the report, the film will follow "welterweight champion (Gyllenhaal) who fights his way to the top to find fame and success, but his home life deteriorates around him."

Laurence received a special Tony Award for her role as 'Matilda.' She was also nominated for a Grammy. She will soon be seen in the indie films The Grief of Others and I Smile Back. The actress has aeppeared onstage in Woody Guthrie Dreams, Seussical, Scout in Mockingbird, audience award for Cosmic Fruit Bowl. Film and TV credits include Penny Dreadful, Days Dance, Esther, Louie, A Little Game.)

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