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Dorff pulls no punches in MMA drama ‘Embattled'

2 monthes ago   |   By Boston Herald

For Stephen Dorff, Friday's “Embattled” is a case of loving the challenge but being put off by his character - pugnacious UFC-style fighter Cash Boykins.
Ultimately, Cash was a character he could not let go.
Dorff is known for playing a movie star in Sophia Coppola's “Somewhere” and “True Detective” Roland West in the third season of HBO's series.
“Embattled” is written by David McKenna.
“I loved his writing ‘Blow' and ‘American History X' and this was a powerful picture on the page,” Dorff said.
“But geez,” Dorff, 47, added, “the transformation is a lot different than anything I've done...
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