First image of the robot from Hugh Jackman's Real Steel

Every since we first heard of Hugh Jackman's robot boxing movie Real Steel, we wondered—how believable was the man-on-machine action going to be? Would we buy into the robotic Rocky premise?

Based on the first photo of the the mechanical champion below, our answer is—yes!

Real Steel, directed by Shawn Levy and starring Jackman and Evangeline Lilly, opens in theaters on Nov. 18, 2011.

(via comingsoon)

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