As per the site, Chick Fight will see Akerman portraying a woman called Anna, a woman reeling from the death of her mother, discovering her loving and supportive father is gay, and accidentally burning down her insured coffee shop. After he best friend Charleen takes her to an all woman underground fight club, Anna slowly rediscovers herself, her inner strength and true purpose.
“When I read this script, I immediately knew I had found my next project,” said Akerman. “It’s outrageously funny, but it also finds a fun and unique way to look at female empowerment that I think will really resonate with audiences.”
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