Famous Actor set to play Mike Tyson in New Boxing Movie By Johnny Benz (Oct 7, 2009) DoghouseBoxing
Finally an actor who is willing to step it up and play the role of Mike Tyson in a Biopic movie. Actor Jamie Foxx has been rumored for awhile now that he was interested in playing Mike Tyson in a movie.
Foxx is now confirming to MTV News that he will indeed play the role of Mike Tyson in an upcoming movie.
Quoted by MTV, Foxx discussed why he thinks playing Mike Tyson in a movie about the Boxer's life would be great.
Foxx stated: "I think, for something like (a Mike Tyson biopic) it would be great because everybody remembers that era. And it's been a long enough time that people need a refreshening."
Back in April of this year, Mike Tyson told MTV he'd want Foxx to play him in a Movie.