“You’ve heard of Tyson, but have you heard of Mike?” Mike, a Hulu unique sequence starring Trevante Rhodes, premiered its first teaser on June 8. The teasers supply a primary take a look at Russell Hornsby, Laura Harrier, Harvey Keitel, and Li Eubanks’ characters in the eight-episode restricted sequence, which premieres on August 25.
Mike Tyson’s story is each vibrant and controversial
Tyson, from creator/screenwriter Steven Rogers and the crew behind me, Tonya, in addition to showrunner Karin Gist (Our Kind of People), “explores the dynamic and contentious narrative of Mike Tyson,” in line with Hulu, “from being a celebrated worldwide athlete to a pariah and back again.” The sequence tackles class, racism, reputation, and the ability of the media by way of the prism of Mike Tyson, in addition to misogyny, the wealth distinction, the promise of the American Dream, and, finally, our personal half in crafting Mike’s story.”
Mike Tyson’s life in an uncensored and no-holds-barred method
Mike is described by Hulu as “an uncensored and no-holds-barred look at Mike Tyson’s life — and it is one wild journey.” To see a preview of these loopy scenes, watch the Mike teaser video beneath. As fighter Don King and iconic boxing promoter Trevante Rhodes and Hornsby are sequence regulars. Harrier, Keitel, and Eubanks all seem in a number of episodes.
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Cast and crew for ‘Mike’
Robin Givens is performed by Harrier (who was briefly married to Tyson). Cus D’Amato is performed by Keitel (a well-known boxing supervisor and coach). And Eubanks takes on the function of Desiree Washington, the girl who accused Tyson of sexual assault in 1991. It seems that the restricted sequence (previously referred to as Iron Mike) wouldn’t shrink back from Tyson’s most contentious events.
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Rogers, who additionally serves as an government producer, developed Mike. Along with Claire Brown, Gist acts as showrunner and government producer below her The Gist of It label. Craig Gillespie, Clubhouse Pictures’ Bryan Unkeless, Scott Morgan, and LuckyChap’s Tom Ackerley and Margot Robbie, in addition to Entertainment 360’s Darin Friedman, government produce I, Tonya. Anthony Hemingway, Anthony Sparks, and Samantha Corbin-Miller are all government producing, with Trevante Rhodes additionally performing and government producing. Produced by twentieth Television.