Antoine Fuqua is now in talks to direct the boxing movie "Southpaw" reports Reuters.
Eminem stars asa left-handed welterweight champ who punches his way back to glory after a tragedy.
Kurt Sutter.penned the script.
Fuqua is currently shooting the Untitled Yang Guifei biopic and was due to helm an Untitled Tupac Shakur biopic this Summer, he seems to have left that pic its fate uncertain.
Shooting on "Southpaw" aims to kick off in the Fall.