Logline/Tagline: The Irish have always had to fight.
Synopsis: The first ever national sports hero was a first generation Irish American from Boston named John L. Sullivan aka "The Boston Strongboy". His notorious antics brought pugilism out of the shadows and into the sporting arena. A controversial character with domestic and alcohol abuse as part of his story, John L. Sullivan is the history of the man and his meteoric rise and fall as the first international sports hero.
Genre: Inspirational Sports Bio-Pic/Historic Drama
Status: Draft of script