Jamie Foxx set to play Mike Tyson in a limited series

The job is called, “Tyson,” and Martin Scorsese is set to executive fruit and vegetables, an agent for Tyson verified to CNN.

It had actually initially been prepared as a motion picture starring Foxx, who won an Oscar for playing Ray Charles in the 2004 movie, “Ray.” The series, composed by Colin Preston, will inform Tyson’s unbelievable life story and how he made boxing history at simply twenty years old.

“I have been looking to tell my story for quite some time,” Tyson stated in a declaration. “With the recent launch of Legends Only League and the excitement from fans following my return to the ring, now feels like the perfect moment. I look forward to collaborating with Martin, Antoine, Jamie, and the entire creative team to bring audiences a series that not only captures my professional and personal journey but also inspires and entertains.”

The series is not presently connected to a network or streaming service. Tyson and his better half Kiki will likewise executive fruit and vegetables.

Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.