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Cloris Leachman joins 'Raging Bull II'

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Cloris Leachman has joined the cast of the upcoming sequel Raging Bull II, it has been announced.

Deadline reports that the actress is set to play the mother of Penelope Ann Miller in the film, which has been described as both a sequel and prequel to Martin Scorsese's acclaimed 1980 movie about troubled boxer Jake LaMotta.

Cloris Leachman

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Raging Bull

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Scorsese and Robert De Niro, who starred in the original film, are not affiliated with the new project.

My X-Girlfriend's Wedding Reception director Martin Guigui has written and is set to helm the upcoming movie.

Leachman will be joined by stars Paul Sorvino, Joe Mantegna and Natasha Henstridge.

Raging Bull II is currently shooting in Los Angeles and is expected for release next year.

Watch a trailer for the original Raging Bull below:

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