Based on a true story, that was based on a lie.

“An engrossing, surprising and moving drama that will restore your faith in the power of movies to tell great human stories.”

-Pete Hammond, Maxim

“Charged by a knockout performance from Samuel L. Jackson.”

-Duane Byrge, Hollywood Reporter

Featuring a star-studded cast headlined by Samuel L. Jackson and Josh Hartnett, Resurrecting the Champ premiered on August 22, 2007 at the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences.

Cast members Teri Hatcher, Rachel Nichols, Kathryn Morris, Dakota Goyo and Jackson preened on the red carpet, showcasing some of their favorite Oakley gear.

Jackson donned the assertive Matte Black Dictate™ 2.0 prescription glasses while Morris rocked the stylish
Pink Latte Disobey™.

Clifton Collins, Jr. and Jonathan Schaech headlined the celebrities in attendance.

Collins wore the Polarized Oakley Nanowire™ 3.0 and an
Oakley Minute Machine™ Unobtainium® Strap Edition. Schaech turned out in the Hijinx™ sunglass and Holeshot™ timepiece.

And in the spirit of boxing drama, Mike Tyson joined the photo foray.

Check out the photo gallery for red carpet images from the premiere!