Jamie Foxx to play Mike Tyson in biopic

February 25th, 2008 - 5:09 pm ICT by admin  

Melbourne, Feb 25 (ANI): American actor Jamie Foxx would be seen playing Mike Tyson in a biopic on the boxing legend.

Tyson who will produce the film on his troubled life is working together with the Oscar winning actor.

“Jamie Foxx and I will be working together,” Daily Telegraph quoted Tyson as saying.

“He will play me in the film about my life. We already talked about it several times,” he added.

Meanwhile, the boxing star revealed that he has finally kicked his drug addiction and is now clean and sober.

“Even when I was training for a fight, there were no drugs, but I would drink,” he said.

“I had never been clean and sober my whole life. This is the first time. I’m tired of losing. I lost the trust of my family, my five kids. I didn’t like that way of life and decided to change.

“I saw the devil and didnt want that,” he added. (ANI)

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