- Director: James DeMonaco
- Writer: James DeMonaco
- Producer: Jason Blum, Kate Driver, Sébastien K. Lemercier, Robin Mulcahy Fisichella, Jennifer Scudder Trent, Jeanette Volturno, Naomi Watts
Once Upon a Time in Staten Island is set in the summer of 1982 and has as its backdrop the release of Rocky III. The story tells of an average teen who embarks on a quest in his Rocky Balboa-obsessed town that swirls in his family members. Watts and Grillo will play his parents.