Usher Raymond is headed back to the big screen to play boxer Sugar Ray Leonard in a movie which will chronicle the life of Panamanian boxer, Roberto Durán.

The movie is set to start filming later this year and will also star  Robert De Niro and Gael García Bernal.

Usher told the BBC he believes this is an incredible role and will be big for his acting career.  “If you see me in the corners boxing, I’m doing that while working on this album.”



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