A brand new Mike Tyson Jamie Foxx role looks to be in play for a new Biopic about the former heavyweight champion of the world.
It was speculated for some time but it now appears that renowned actor Jamie Foxx has finally agreed to play Mike Tyson on the big screen.
The Sun in the UK reported that Fox has agreed a deal to play the youngest heavyweight champion of the world.
Tyson is thought to have been pleased with Fox’ decision and is understood to be on hand to help him out where he can.
Along with the planned Director of the planned movie Martin Scorsese, it is thought.
The movie won’t be short of content and stories. That’s for sure.
Tyson’s career and indeed his life for that matter was as eventful as any professional sportsman in history when you look back on it.
Between brushes with the law, biting opponents’ ears off in the ring, to becoming the youngest heavyweight champion ever (a record which still stands today) – Tyson has seen it all.
Life appears to be moving at a more measured and peaceful pace thankfully for Tyson today. He plays an excellent show in Las Vegas discussing all things his life and career with a pinch of comedy.
In recent months when questioned about possibly playing Tyson on the big screen, Fox opened up about something controversial he said to Tyson to his face: