The Fighter

Casey Affleck attends TheWrap's Awards & Foreign Screening Series 'Out of the Furnace' at the Landmark Theater on November 26, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by David Buchan/Getty Images For TheWrap)

Casey Affleck To Star In Boston Marathon Bombings Movie

A movie about the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings and the ensuing manhunt for the suspects is in the works, according to a magazine report.

10/08/2014

Micky Ward arrives at Paramount Pictures' 'The Fighter' premiere at Grauman's Chinese Theatre on December 6, 2010 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

Patriots Take In ‘The Fighter’ With Micky Ward

The New England Patriots took a bit of a break on Wednesday night, watching “The Fighter” with Mickey Ward.

08/25/2011

Micky Ward (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)

Ward, Magnus Headline Cape’s St. Pat’s Parade

People at this year’s Cape Cod St. Patrick’s Parade got to see Micky Ward and Siobhan Magnus who were the parade’s Grand Marshal and Parade Queen respectively.

03/05/2011

Michelle Leo swore at the Oscars Sunday night. Is this a big deal?

Melissa Leo’s Oscars F-Bomb Proof Swearing Common In Society

“The Fighter” took home some big prizes, but the day after the show much of the buzz surrounding the film’s Best Supporting Actress win was around Melissa Leo’s acceptance speech.

02/28/2011

Actress Melissa Leo accepts the award for Actress in a Supporting Role for 'The Fighter' onstage during the 83rd Annual Academy Awards held at the Kodak Theatre on February 27, 2011 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Keller @ Large: Why ‘The Fighter’ Did So Well

By contrast with a lot of the product they put out, “The Fighter” is Hollywood at its best, telling a real story about the real lives of real people.

02/28/2011

Best Supporting Actor winner Christian Bale, Best Actress winner Natalie Portman, Best Supporting Actress winner Melissa Leo and Best Actor winner Colin Firth pose together with their Oscars at the 83rd Annual Academy Awards held at the Kodak Theatre on February 27, 2011 in Hollywood, California. (Photo credit MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)

Bale, Leo Wins Oscars For ‘The Fighter’

Supporting actors Christian Bale and Melissa Leo both won Academy Awards for the Lowell-based film “The Fighter.”

02/28/2011

Micky Ward (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)

Mickey Ward To Drop Puck At Bruins Game

“Irish” Mickey Ward will drop the ceremonial first puck Friday night when the Bruins take on the Detroit Red Wings, the team announced Thursday.

02/10/2011

Melissa Leo, Christian Bale, Mark Wahlberg and Amy Adams arrive at 'The Fighter' premiere at Grauman's Chinese Theatre on December 6, 2010 in Hollywood. (Photo by John Sciulli/Getty Images)

‘The Fighter’ Nominated For 7 Oscars

The Lowell-based boxing drama “The Fighter” was nominated for seven Academy Awards Tuesday, including best picture.

01/25/2011

Christian Bale poses with his award for Best Performance by an Actor In A Supporting Role in a Motion Picture for 'The Fighter' in the press room at the 68th Annual Golden Globe Awards held at The Beverly Hilton hotel on January 16, 2011 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

‘Social Network’, ‘The Fighter’ Win At Golden Globes

Movies shot in Cambridge and Lowell were big winners at the Golden Globes Sunday night.

01/17/2011

Micky Ward arrives at Paramount Pictures' 'The Fighter' premiere at Grauman's Chinese Theatre on December 6, 2010 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

Micky Ward Talks ‘The Fighter’ And Brain Donation

Micky Ward’s story is now on the big screen in “The Fighter,” but he is also working on another legacy.

12/17/2010

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