Trailer and Italian poster of the event series consisting of eight episodes that tells the life and career of Mike Tyson, coming to Disney +.
Disney + released the italian trailer and the poster of the new original event series Mikea real unfiltered story of the life of Mike Tyson. In Italy, the eight-episode series will debut with the first six on Star within Disney + from September 8, on the occasion of Disney + Day.
From creator / writer Steven Rogers along with the team behind Tonya and showrunner Karin Gist, executive producer of Our Kind of People, Mike explores Mike Tyson’s hectic and controversial story. The eight-episode event series chronicles the tumultuous ups and downs of Tyson’s boxing career and personal life, from world-beloved athlete to outcast and back again. Focusing on Mike Tyson, the series examines issues related to race and class in America, the fame and power of the media, misogyny, the social divide, the promise of the American dream and, finally, the role of public opinion in shaping Mike’s story.
Mike is portrayed by Trevante Rhodes and Russell Hornsby, with guest stars such as Harvey Keitel, Laura Harrier, Li Eubanks, Olunike Adeliyi and BJ Minor.
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Tonya writer Steven Rogers created the series and will be executive producer. Karin Gist will be showrunner and executive producer under her brand “The Gist of It”, along with Claire Brown. Tonya’s team is made up of director Craig Gillespie, Clubhouse Pictures’ Bryan Unkeless and Scott Morgan and LuckyChap’s Tom Ackerley and Margot Robbie who will also executive produce alongside Entertainment 360’s Darin Friedman. Also Anthony Hemingway, Anthony Sparks and Samantha Corbin-Miller are among the executive producers, while Rhodes is executive producer as well as protagonist. The production is entrusted to 20th Television.