Cuba Gooding Jr. plays a former boxing champion in the new trailer for his directorial debut, Bayou Caviar.

The 50-year-old actor — whose previous projects include Boyz in the Hood, American Crime Story, and an Oscar-winning performance in Jerry Maguire — stars as Rodney Jones, a former champion turned club bouncer who dreams of reclaiming victory in the ring.

Despite Jones' attempt to stay out of trouble, things take a turn for the stressful when he witnesses his boss' murder and is consequently roped into the mafia business. The official synopsis describes the movie as a drama about "money, sex, power, corruption - and somebody getting fed to alligators."

X-Men's Famke Janssen and Richard Dreyfuss also star.

Bayou Caviar hits theaters October 5, 2018. Will you be watching? Let us know in the comments.

Now meet Marci Rodgers, Spike Lee's go-to costume designer.

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