Mike Tyson`s show picked up by HBO
Last Updated: Thursday, June 27, 2013, 11:08
  

Los Angeles: Boxing champion-actor Mike Tyson`s one-man stage show has landed him his first TV special.

The 46-year-old actor`s show `Undisputed Truth` is to be filmed by HBO Films for a broadcast later this year. The project will be directed by Spike Lee, who championed and mentored Tyson throughout his theatrical run, said the Hollywood Reporter.

`Undisputed Truth` debuted in Las Vegas in 2012 and has since enjoyed success on Broadway and on tour across the US.

"I`m incredibly grateful to HBO for partnering with me and for believing in my story. It is an honour and a privilege to be working with them to bring my one-man show, `Undisputed Truth`, to life on the television screen," Tyson said.

Tyson`s wife Kiki is among the show`s producers and she will also co-write her husband`s dialogue for the HBO special.

PTI


First Published: Thursday, June 27, 2013, 09:03



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