He’s too cool for the room with a smooth style and his silky falsetto, that’s R&B superstar, Usher. The “No Limit” singer is now doing what may seem to some the impossible, he’s playing a supporting role in the Roberto Durán biopic Hands of Stone, in theaters now.
The movie spans five decades and features Édgar Ramírez as Durán and Robert De Niro as trainer Ray Arcel, who helped bring Durán to international prominence.
Usher will surprise and shock many a fan as Leonard. The physical aspect of it took about a year, which gave him time to acclimate himself to what a boxer goes through. Usher worked with trainers from New York, Atlanta, Los Angeles, and Philly and with Sugar Ray Leonard.