Trevante Rhodes, revealed by the movie “Moonlight”, will play boxer Mike Tyson in the biographical series “Iron Mike” commissioned by Hulu.
“The baddest man on the planet” has found his interpreter! Our colleagues from Hollywood Reporter reveal that Trevante Rhodes, revealed by the film Moonlight, was chosen to lend his features to boxer Mike Tyson in the biographical series Iron Mike commissioned by Hulu.
Boxing legend, champion as indisputable as it is controversial, Mike Tyson’s fame is due as much to his exceptional ardor as to his explosive violence. Among his main achievements, several WBA world championship titles but also a piece of ear torn from his opponent Evander Holyfield in 1997.
Despite a conviction for rape in 1992 and numerous arrests for acts of violence, the public image of Mike Tyson has improved somewhat in recent years thanks in particular to his appearances in The Hangover films and in successful series. such as How I Met Your Mother and Entourage, most often in her own role.
Note thatIron mike is not a project supported by Mike Tyson who called this series “cultural reappropriation”. The former boxer is also developing a competing biopic project produced by Martin Scorsese, which will feature Jamie Foxx in the lead role.