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Conor McGregor is getting his own film starring Arnold Schwarzenegger and Jose Aldo

It will be directed by Gavin Fitzgerald, who was Director of Photography for the RTÉ TV series ‘The Notorious’.

Updated at 22.30

A NEW FILM chronicling the life and times of Conor McGregor is set to be released, the MMA fighter has revealed.

“We are excited to announce that McGregor Sports and Entertainment and Universal Pictures have teamed up to bring you ‘The Notorious’,” McGregor wrote on Instagram. “Coming soon, to a theatre near you!”

The fighter is currently preparing for his Las Vegas bout with Floyd Mayweather on 26 August, which will earn McGregor an estimated $100 million (€85m).

The documentary-style film will be directed by Gavin Fitzgerald, who was Director of Photography for the TV series ‘The Notorious’, which aired on RTÉ in 2015.

The film will be produced by Jamie D’alton and Graeme McDonnell and features both Jose Aldo and Arnold Schwarzenegger, as well as Dana White and McGregor’s girlfriend Dee Devlin.

The new movie’s website, conormcgregorfilm.com, says it will offer exclusive access to the star.

Conor McGregor is the biggest star in the history of Mixed Martial Arts Filmed over the course of 4 years, Notorious is the exclusive, all-access account of Conor’s meteoric rise from claiming benefits and living in his parent’s spare room in Dublin to claiming multiple championship UFC belts and seven-figure pay-packets in Las Vegas,” reads the synopsis.

“Featuring unprecedented access, never before seen moments and explosive fight footage, this is the ultimate behind-the-scenes look at a sporting icon and his spectacular rise from the bottom to the very top.”

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