pazEXCLUSIVE: Katey Sagal has been set to star in Bleed For This. She will play Louise Pazienza, the mother of fighter Vinny Pazienza in the film directed and scripted by Ben Younger. She joins Whiplash star Miles Teller, who’ll play the former world champ known as the Pazmanian Devil, with Aaron Eckhart playing trainer Kevin Rooney, Amanda Clayton playing Doreen Pazienza, and Ciaran Hinds and Tom DeNucci also starring.

tellerSagal takes the role as her character continues to be the fulcrum for carnage in the final season of Kurt Sutter’s Sons Of Anarchy.

kateysagalBleed For This deals with Pazienza’s miraculous recovery from a car crash that left him with a broken back. He was told he might never walk again, let alone fight, but no one could stop the Pazmanian Devil, a world champ in two weight classes. Pic is produced by Sikelia’s Martin Scorsese and Emma Koskoff Tillinger, Bruce Cohen and Pamela Thur-Weir. Filming begins next month in Rhode Island.

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She is perfect !! I talked to the 5X champ daily as his PR go to !...
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For anyone who has not heard of Vinny PAZ, his tremondous heart and soul, his remarkable love...

Sagal is repped by WME and B and B Management.