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Pierce Brosnan meets boxing trainer Brendan Ingle’s family as he transforms into the role for the filming of biopic Giant in Leeds.

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Pierce Brosnan met boxing trainer Brendan Ingle's family on the set of Leeds on Thursday as he transitions into boxing trainer for the filming of biopic Giant.

Pierce Brosnan met Irish boxing trainer Brendan Ingle’s family on the set in Leeds on Thursday while filming his father’s biopic, Giant.

The James Bond actor, 70, was seen wearing a trendy blue Adidas sports jacket and a blue polo shirt as he mingled with family members.

Pierce was joined by Brendan’s sons Dominic and John Ingle, as well as his grandson and John’s son Luca.

All the men gathered on the set Thursday night to watch the film being put together.

Pierce stars in the film alongside young Prince Naseen, played by Amir El-Masry, as the pair tell the story of the boxer’s life and his path to stardom in the world of sports, guided by Brendan.

Pierce Brosnan met boxing trainer Brendan Ingle’s family on the set of Leeds on Thursday as he transitions into boxing trainer for the filming of biopic Giant.

The James Bond actor, 70, was seen wearing a trendy blue Adidas sports jacket and a blue polo shirt as he mingled with family members.

Brendan Ingle pictured

The James Bond actor, 70, was seen wearing a trendy blue Adidas sports jacket and a blue polo shirt as he mingled with family members (right: Brendan Ingle).

The family had the opportunity to stay on set and participate in their late father’s biopic while Pierce was seen chatting with the group.

It is believed that Pierce also spent some time with Dominic before filming began for research purposes.

Pierce kept it casual as he paired his sporty outfit with matching navy sweatpants and white sneakers.

She completed the ensemble with stylish clear-frame sunglasses and a black hat as she strolled around the set.

The grown-up Prince Naseem will be played by Amir El-Masry, 33, who was seen on set for the first time on Tuesday.

The film is being executive produced by Rocky star Sylvester Stallone and written and directed by Rowan Athale.

Giant will tell the compelling true story of the British-Yemeni boxer and his rise from rags to riches on the tough working class streets of Sheffield and his discovery by Brendan, a steel worker turned boxing trainer.

The film will see the boxer become world champion under the guidance of the Irish-born boxing trainer.

Pierce was joined by Brendan's sons Dominic (left) and John Ingle (right), as well as his grandson and John's son Luca (center left).

Pierce was joined by Brendan’s sons Dominic (left) and John Ingle (right), as well as his grandson and John’s son Luca (center left).

Pierce kept it casual as he paired his sporty outfit with navy sweatpants and matching white sneakers.

Pierce kept it casual as he paired his sporty outfit with navy sweatpants and matching white sneakers.

She finished the outfit with stylish clear-frame sunglasses and a black hat.

She finished the outfit with stylish clear-frame sunglasses and a black hat.

The family had the opportunity to stay on set and participate in their late father's biopic while Pierce was seen chatting with the group.

Pierce seemed a far cry from his old James Bond character.

The family had the opportunity to stay on set and participate in their late father’s biopic while Pierce was seen chatting with the group.

It is believed that Pierce also spent some time with Dominic before filming began for research purposes.

It is believed that Pierce also spent some time with Dominic before filming began for research purposes.

The unlikely partnership of Brendan and Prince Naseem along with Naz’s unorthodox style, cocky personality and absolute dominance in the ring, propelled them to the top of boxing’s elite and unprecedented levels of stardom, all in the face of racism in the 80s and 90s in Great Britain.

AGC Studios president and CEO Stuart Ford said in a statement: “Since we commissioned Rowan to write the brilliant script for ‘Giant’ several years ago, we have been passionate about bringing this extraordinary story to the big screen.

“Amir and Pierce will form a powerful lead duo and it’s exciting that Zygi and his team at True Brit, with their distinguished career in bringing the best of British cinema to audiences, believe as fervently as we do in Giant’s cinematic potential.” . ‘

The film was originally due to be filmed in Malta, but has now begun shooting in Leeds and Yorkshire after UK Chancellor Jeremy Hunt announced the country’s new Independent Film Tax Credit, which will see studios receive tax relief from the 40 percent for making films in the country. country.

Boxing trainer Brendan died at the age of 77 in 2018.

The Irishman set up the famous Wincobank gym in Sheffield, guiding players such as ‘Prince’ Naseem, Johnny Nelson and Junior Witter to world championships.

Pierce stars in the film alongside young Prince Naseen, played by Amir El-Masry, as the pair tell the story of the boxer's life and his path to stardom in the world of sports, guided by Brendan.

Pierce stars in the film alongside young Prince Naseen, played by Amir El-Masry, as the pair tell the story of the boxer’s life and his path to stardom in the world of sports, guided by Brendan.

The adult Prince Naseem will be played by Amir El-Masry, 33, who kept a low profile in a long, padded black coat.

The adult Prince Naseem will be played by Amir El-Masry, 33, who kept a low profile in a long, padded black coat.

Giant will tell the compelling true story of the British-Yemeni boxer and his rise from rags to riches on the tough working class streets of Sheffield and his discovery by Brendan, a steel worker turned boxing trainer.

Giant will tell the compelling true story of the British-Yemeni boxer and his rise from rags to riches on the tough working class streets of Sheffield and his discovery by Brendan, a steel worker turned boxing trainer.

The film will see the boxer become world champion under the guidance of the Irish-born boxing trainer.

The cast was seen training in the ring.

The film will see the boxer become world champion under the guidance of the Irish-born boxing trainer.

The film was originally due to be filmed in Malta, but has now begun filming in Leeds and Yorkshire after UK Chancellor Jeremy Hunt announced the country's new independent film tax credit.

The film was originally going to be filmed in Malta, but has now started filming in Leeds and Yorkshire after UK Chancellor Jeremy Hunt announced the country’s new independent film tax credit.

Studios will now receive a 40 percent tax break for making films in the country.

Studios will now receive a 40 percent tax break for making films in the country.

The family smiled in the photos as they enjoyed their evening on set.

The family smiled in the photos as they enjoyed their evening on set.

Pierce seemed to get along very well with the family.

Pierce seemed to get along very well with the family.

As a boxer he competed 34 times with a record of 19-14, but later made a name for himself as a trainer and manager and was known for his famous footwork drills at the Sheffield gym.

He mentored Naseem from the age of seven and the two captured multiple world featherweight championships, while Johnny became a WBO cruiserweight title holder and Witter a former WBC light welterweight champion.

In 1998, Ingle was awarded an MBE for his service to youth work in the Sheffield area and British boxing.

He also holds an honorary doctorate from Sheffield Hallam University, where he previously taught.

Prince Naseem Hamed photographed celebrating after his fight against Kevin Kelley at Madison Square Garden in New York City in 1997.

Prince Naseem Hamed photographed celebrating after his fight against Kevin Kelley at Madison Square Garden in New York City in 1997.

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