Friday, July 19, 2024

New series MIKE set to capture the life of Mike Tyson

“You may know Tyson, but do you know Mike?” is the slogan captured on the new series MIKE, which is set to capture the controversial life of former heavyweight world champion Mike Tyson.

“The series will explore the wild, tragic and controversial life and career of heavyweight champion Mike Tyson – one of the most polarizing figures in sports culture”

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The series is set to be released on the TV network Hulu and the first episode is scheduled for Thursday, August 25, 2022.

The series will star Trevante Rhodes as Mike Tyson (his most notable previous films are moonlight, birdbox, and the predator 2018). The series will also star Harvey Keitel (Pulp Fiction and Reservoir Dogs) who will play Tyson’s legendary trainer and father figure, Cus D’Amato.

Scott MacDonald (TV series Queen Sugar) will play Tyson’s trainer, Ethan Dubin (The Kitchen 2019) will play Teddy Atlas and Russell Hornsby (The Hate U Give 2018 and Meet the Parents 2000) will play controversial boxing promoter, Don King.