Jamie Foxx To Play Mike Tyson In New Series


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That Mike Tyson movie that Jamie Foxx had been working on looks to becoming closer to reality. It's just been announced that he will star as the former heavyweight champ in a limited series called Tyson. Antoine Fuqua will serve as the director of the series and Jamie will also be an executive producer of the project along with Tyson, his wife KiKi, and others. Foxx has been tirelessly training for the role. A release date hasn't been set.