September 29, 2022

Boxing legend Mike Tyson is ready to have his life chronicled in an eight-episode restricted sequence known as ‘Mike’.

On Wednesday, Hulu launched a preview for the upcoming sequence that’s set to air on August 25 and can doc the ups and downs of the youngest heavyweight boxing champion of all time.

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The trailer for the eight-episode restricted sequence about Mike Tyson dropped this week

Moonlight actor Trevante Rhodes will star within the title function, alongside Russell Hornsby as promoter Don King, Harvey Keitel as coach Cus D’Amato and Laura Harrier as ex-wife Robin Givens.

The trailer, set to the music I’ve Gotta Be Me, incorporates a montage of clips documenting Tyson’s journey from a troubled teenager to one of many greatest stars in boxing historical past.

Mike will cowl all of the highs of lows of Tyson’s life. From turning into a champion, having a pet tiger, and being wealthy past his wildest desires.

There are additionally the controversies to soak up, like being jailed for rape in 1992 and being disqualified from his second struggle with Evander Holyfield for infamously biting his opponent’s ear.

The highs and lows of the boxing legend’s life will be covered

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The highs and lows of the boxing legend’s life will likely be lined

Mike will touch on the most controversial moment of Tyson’s career

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Mike will contact on probably the most controversial second of Tyson’s profession


Showrunner Karin Gist insists the that means behind the present is to delve deeper into the lifetime of some of the well-known sports activities stars of all time and it’s by no means meant to glorify or villainise his behaviour.

“The present is just not meant to glorify his life. We had been by no means making an attempt to say that Mike Tyson is a hero or Mike Tyson is a villain,” Gist instructed Leisure Weekly.

“Our purpose was to take a really difficult and controversial determine and attempt to get below the hood of what he was praised and vilified for whereas staying true to our North Star of ‘nobody particular person is one factor.’

“The present is just not alleged to be a love letter or an indictment, which is why we needed to embody all the nice, the dangerous, and the complexities of each.

“We needed folks to see Mike’s personal culpability in his life and society’s culpability as effectively. We needed to let our viewers determine what they assume and really feel.”

At 55 years outdated, Tyson’s days as boxings madman are lengthy gone and he spends most of his time engaged on his profitable podcast and marijuana enterprise.