"I met with some movie people out in LA during All-Star weekend. I can say this because it's not confidential. I got a $12 million backing for my movie that is going to probably be produced in another 4 to 5 years," stated future Hall of Famer Bernard "The Executioner" Hopkins, who revealed to FightHype.com that over the NBA All-Star weekend, he hooked up with the producer of Training Day and Brooklyn's Finest to discuss plans for a movie about his life story.
"Two of the movies they did were Brooklyn's Finest, you remember that one, and the other one was Training Day. It is a really young producer out there that is really excited about my life story, more or less, than the boxing story, which is one thing. But he's really interested in what was my thinking, what was my drive and my motivation," Hopkins commented as he explained that the movie would focus on his life story and his journey from Graterford State Prison to one of the most respected boxing legends of our time. "Hey, listen man, when this thing comes out, it ain't gonna be a boxing movie, trust me. Boxing is going to be something that saved my life as far as what I had to come out to," he added.
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