Jamie Foxx to play Iron Mike

With Antoine Fuqua and Martin Scorsese on board as executive producers.

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We are about to get a deeper look into the life of one of the most dominating figures in sports. A new project about the life ofMike Tysonhas been greenlit.

As spotted on Deadline,Jamie Foxxhas been tapped to play Kid Dynamite in a new biographical series. The actor has been alluding to the effort for some time as he revealed he had been training for the role over the last year or more. Though most assumed it would be a biopic the undertaking will be a show. In June 2020 he shared some grainy photos of himself stating he had started his training regimen to better resemble Mike’s dense physique. ” A few months ago we started the journey… The first but biggest task is to transform the body… with a regiment of pull-ups dips and push-ups we are off to a pretty good start… we have a ways to go but God willing…” he wro