Film - My Name is Lenny

With a Special Presentation at the East End Film Festival on June 9th, from the producers of the documentary The Guv'nor comes the biopic My Name is Lenny...

Explosive and brutal, My Name Is Lenny is based on the true story of Britain's most notorious bareknuckle fighter: Lenny McLean (Josh Helman, Mad Max: Fury Road). A known associate of The Krays, Charles Bronson and Ronnie Biggs, Lenny was an East End icon, bouncer and enforcer at the centre of the unlicensed boxing world. Welcome to the no-holds-barred epic portrayal of his life, from a troubled and violent childhood to his early fighting years, exploring his loving but volatile relationships and bitter rivalry with Roy Shaw (UFC Middleweight Champion Michael Bisping, xXx: Return of Xander Cage) all culminating in his championship win to become: THE GUV'NOR.

The film also stars Nick Moran (Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels), BAFTA winner Chanel Cresswell (This is England) and My Name is Lenny also marks the final film role for Oscar nominated John Hurt to whom the film is dedicated.

Available on Digital Download June 9th and DVD & Blu-ray from June 12th.

Read Steve's review of the documentary The Guv'nor.
Image - Lionsgate

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