A known global heavyweight champion Mike Tyson is brought back to screens through the show “Mike,” a Hulu Original. The heavyweight boxer has been in the headlines for various reasons, with the recent one globally known as “one last dance.” The phrase comes from Mike’s decision to have one more last fight despite age already taking a toll on him.
He is known to be a fighter and gained the alias “Iron Mike” during his career. Mike’s career has not been a smooth path, and his past is rather unforgiving and not of good reputation. Mike series scripts what Mike Tyson’s life and career were like during his prime years.
Mike Season 1 Release Date: When will it appear?
The great news is that the show will premiere on screens on August 25, 2022. The showrunners have stated that the series will have eight epic episodes that will have you spend hours on your screen, if not gripped. The series will be available on Hulu Original, which airs exclusively on the platform in the U.S. Those interested in watching the show will need to have a subscription to the streaming service. An official U.K. release date has yet to be announced as of now.
Mike Season 1 Plot: What will happen?
The series is about the famous boxing star Mike Tyson. It highlights his journey trying to make it out of the hoods, and his career after his success. ”Mike” series is a look inside both the impressive and problematic story of global athletic superstar mike Tyson. Explored are the tumulus ups and downs of Tyson’s boxing career and personal life, from being a beloved global athlete to a pariah and back to being champion of the ring 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, the role in shaping mikes story. Expect power pact boxing scenes, interviews and scandals as the star’s life is laid in front of you in the scripted show.
Mike Season 1 Cast: Who will be in?
The show’s producers went to deep lengths to find suitable actors for the series. Shooting a film based on someone’s real-life has to be one of the hardest tasks. The producers found Tyson’s look alike and, with the aid of the editing team, achieved the face of the star they wanted.
Kerry Sims appears as Tyson’s entourage, B.J. Minor as teen Mike, Trevante Rhodes portrayed as the heavyweight champion Mike Tyson, Kale Brown as Bill Cayton, Scot Macdonald as Tysons Trainer, Erica Rowel Green as Donald Trump’s lady, Harvey Keitel as Cus D’amato, Ethan Dubin as Teddy Atlas, Kenneth Trujillo as Cut Man, Jackie Sanders as Barbara Walters, Greg Kaston as rev Jesse Jackson, Grace Zabriskie as Camille D. Amato, Ashlei Lewis as naked woman, Lawrence J. Hughes as crocodile, Adam Bellouis as lawyer and Li Eubanks as Desiree Washington. Craig Gillespie directs the series.
Mike Season 1 Trailer: When will it be out?
For fans eager to see how the star’s role has been played so well in the show, a trailer is already out and available for sampling. Hulu uploaded the short clip on their official YouTube channel; the short clip shows Mike Tyson from a young age to adulthood with sneak peeks of fights in between.