Hulu released the first look trailer for the upcoming Mike Tyson biopic series ‘Mike‘ starring Trevante Rhodes and Laura Harrier. The series is developed by Steven Rogers (I, Tonya) and 20th Television that chronicles the life of controversial heavyweight champion boxer Mike Tyson. Mike premieres on Hulu on Aug 25. Watch the trailer below.
According to Hulu’s Logline the 8-episode limited series explores “an unauthorized and no-holds-barred look at the life of Mike Tyson.” It explores the tumultuous ups and downs of Tyson’s boxing career and personal life – from being a beloved global athlete to a pariah and back again. Focusing the lens on Mike Tyson, the series examines class in America, race in America, fame and the power of media, misogyny, the wealth divide, the promise of the American Dream and ultimately our own role in shaping Mike’s story.
The other cast includes Russell Hornsby, Harvey Keitel, and Li Eubanks. Karin Gist will act as showrunner and executive producer under her The Gist of It banner along with Claire Brown. Craig Gillespie, Clubhouse Pictures’ Bryan Unkeless and Scott Morgan, and LuckyChap’s Tom Ackerley and Margot Robbie will also executive produce and 20th Television will produce.