Jamie Foxx Will Play Mike Tyson In New Biopic Series Called 'Tyson'
TSR notes that 'Jamie is reportedly set to star in a biopic television series based on the life of #MikeTyson.'
TSR cites data from Hollywood Reporter and notes that 'the limited series, which was originally pitched as a film, will follow the life of Mike Tyson and will be executive produced by the boxing legend himself, alongside #AntoineFuqua and #MartinScorsese.'
'I have been looking to tell my story for quite some time,' Tyson said in a statement.
Someone said: 'He’s perfect for this. I know y’all heard his impression,' and another follower posted this: 'Jamie gone have to get some weight on him.'
Another follower said: 'One thing about Jamie, he won’t ever disappoint us when it comes to his acting 👌🏾' and a commenter said: 'The Bio King🔥 This will be the best movie of the year. Don’t play with Jamie! That man can act, act👏🏾.'
Someone else said: 'One of the best actors to ever do it—the man of many talents. Gotta give Jamie his flowers,' and a fan posted this message: 'Finally. This got announced like 2 years ago. He was already filming, pics leaked of him with the Tyson fade with the Halfmoon haircut, and he bulked up a lot.'
Another follower said: 'King of the Biopic. Especially his Mike Tyson impersonation is the best! 👌🏾' and somoene else posted this: 'I don’t know why the image of Jamie as Ray Charles with a lisp just crossed my mind.'
A fan said: 'My dawg really be playing all the roles of someone and killing it!' and someone else posted this message: 'how he is gone be mike Tyson when he Ray Charles.'
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