It has been recently confirmed that Jamie Foxx will be playing Mike Tyson in an upcoming biopic. Foxx recently revealed his new physique as he prepare for his role as Iron Mike. The film was also confirmed by no other then Foxx himself during an interview on Instagram Live with Mark Birnbaum. When asked if the film has the green light Foxx gave an emphatic “yes”.
"It’s a definitive yes. Doing biographies is a tough thing. Sometimes it takes 20 years to get it done but we officially got the real ball rolling. I can’t wait to show people what it is.”
During the interview Foxx shared some stories and experiences he had with Mike over the years and offered theses thoughts.
“I saw him at the height of his career, and then when things got bad and bumpy I also saw him as well. So what I’m excited about the movie is to show those moments. I think everyone, young and old, will be able to understand this man’s journey.