Jamie Foxx to Play Mike Tyson in Limited Series

Jamie Foxx is known as the jack-of-all-trades in Hollywood for a reason. He is set to play legendary boxing champ Mike Tyson in the new biographical limited series called, “Tyson.”

Jamie Foxx to Play Mike Tyson in Limited Series
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The series will cover Tyson’s whole life span, production is still searching for a network to stream the biopic.

Antione Fuqua has signed on to direct the project along with Martin Scorsese as executive producer. Tyson and his wife Kiki will also executive produce the limited series.

“I have been looking to tell my story for quite some time,” Tyson said. “With the recent launch of Legends Only League and the excitement from fans following my return to the ring, now feels like the perfect moment. I look forward to collaborating with Martin, Antoine, Jamie, and the entire creative team to bring audiences a series that not only captures my professional and personal journey but also inspires and entertains.”

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