Jamie Foxx (And CGI) To Portray Mike Tyson In New Biopic

Iron Mike will be recreated at various stages of his life

Mike Tyson has announced that Jamie Foxx will portray him in a biopic which will be shot over the next two years.

The former boxer also said the film will use CGI to enable Foxx to portray his earlier years, using a similiar type of technology used on Brad Pitt in The Curious Case Of Benjamin Button

Martin Scorsese is also said to be involved in some capacity, hopefully directing.

From becoming the youngest ever undisputed heavyweight champion of the world at 20 to declaring bankruptcy in 2006 (via a string of criminal convictions), there's definitely more than enough source material to choose from. 

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