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11/26/2016 12:14 pm ET Updated Nov 27, 2017

Watch: Interview with Miles Teller and Aaron Eckhart in "Bleed For This"

Miles Teller takes on his first official adult role as real-life boxer Vinnie Pazienza in the feature film Bleed for This. It marks a big step for the 29-year-old actor, who is best known for playing students and youths in films like Whiplash and The Spectacular Now.

Bleed follows Vinnie, a world champion boxer who broke his neck in a near-fatal car accident and told he may never walk again. However, Vinnie defied the odds not only to walk, but to make a stunning boxing comeback.

The film is directed by Ben Younger and also stars Aaron Eckhart as Vinnie's coach and Katey Sagal as Vinnie's mother. Watch the cast interviews below.