A movie based on the boxing legend’s life has been in talks for years— and it looks like Foxx is still the leading man.
Mike Tyson’s life has been eventful enough to account for something like three, maybe four Hollywood blockbusters. But we’re still waiting on the first one, which has been rumored to be in the works for years. Despite the lag in production, though, there’s apparently still no doubt who will be portraying the “most dangerous man on the planet,”— a man who’s a legend in his own right, Men’s Health former cover guy Jamie Foxx.
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Tyson reportedly confirmed yet again that the movie was indeed still planned and that Foxx would be taking on the role of the leading man. “It’s on, as of right now,” the Jasmine Brand reported Tyson saying about the movie. “Jamie Foxx has signed on for it. Filming hasn’t started yet but it’s going to happen. A lot of people aren’t going to like the things I’ve done in my life.” Sounds like the makings of a pretty raw film.