Posted by | Cyrena Rose
Mike Tyson, Spike Lee and HBO have teamed-up to bring Tyson’s one-man stage show to TV in HBO Films’ Mike Tyson: Undisputed Truth.
IndieWire’s/ShadowAndAct is reporting it was filmed in New York in July and will debut on the network on Saturday, November 16th at 8PM.
Described as raw, honest, powerful and full of humor, the stage production of Mike Tyson: Undisputed Truth features Iron Make recounting his life’s highs and lows in his signature candid style. He opens up about his troubled youth, landmark boxing career, key people in his life, controversies, time in prison, self-examination, family and new beginnings.
I’m incredibly grateful to HBO for partnering with me and for believing in my story,” said Tyson. “It is an honor and a privilege to be working with them to bring my one-man show, ‘Undisputed Truth,’ to life on the television screen.
Tyson completed a ten-week U.S. tour of Mike Tyson: Undisputed Truth, which debuted in Las Vegas in spring 2012 and ran on Broadway during the summer of that year, with Lee directing.
Mike Tyson: Undisputed Truth is executive produced by Spike Lee, Mike Tyson, Kiki Tyson, Jon Kilik and James Nederlander.
Without further adieu, here’s your first look at Mike Tyson: Undisputed Truth:[youtube id=”fVrC9xfBUHk” width=”600″ height=”350″]