Jamie Foxx will be playing heavy weight boxing champion, Mike Tyson in an upcoming biopic, Find Mike. Foxx confirmed the upcoming role during an appearance on Mark Birnbaum’s, Catching up With Mark Birnbaum Instagram Live Series. The film as been talked about since 2014 but now the ball is finally rolling.
He spoke about the drastic changes he is making to his workouts and routine. “Every other day, I do 60 pull-ups, we do 60 dips, we do 100 push-ups…[but] I ain’t got no calf muscles, so we’re gonna have to get some prosthetics for that,” he adds. Foxx tells us that throughout the movie he will go from young Mike to old Mike which requires changes.
Foxx shared a photo on Instagram of his progress so far:
Mike Tyson is also in the process of training right now. He announced earlier this year that he will be coming out of retirement. According to rumors, a rematch with Evander Holyfield is long overdue.