[Movies] Mike Tyson Producing Biopic About Himself
Posted by Jeremy Thomas on 01.16.2014
He's putting a film about his life in the works...
With the premiere of his one-man show on HBO still in recent memory, Mike Tyson is moving to produce a biopic about himself. Tyson and his wife Lakiha Spicer told the New York Post that they are producing the feature film and are talking with Larry Sloman to write the script. Sloman wrote co-wrote Tyson's book Undisputed Truth as well as Howard Stern's Private Parts.
Spicer told the site that they wanted an unknown to play the young Tyson, Kevin Spacey as Tyson's mentor Cus D'Amato and Helen Mirren as Tyson's adoptive mother, Camille Ewald.