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  • HBO Nabs TV Rights to ‘Mike Tyson: Undisputed Truth’

    Jun 26, 13 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment

    *HBO has bought TV rights to Mike Tyson’s one-man show, “Mike Tyson: Undisputed Truth,” reports Deadline.com. HBO Films will film the Spike Lee-directed one man show in July for debut on HBO later in the year. The stage production features “Iron Mike” recounting his life’s highs and lows in his signature candid style. He opens […]

  • HBO Passes on Spike Lee/Mike Tyson Pilot ‘Da Brick’

    Mar 14, 12 by EURpublisher02 3 Comments

    *HBO’s drama pilot “Da Brick” has hit a brick wall. The pay cable network just passed on the project, executive produced by Spike Lee, John Ridley, Doug Ellin and Mike Tyson, according to Deadline.com. Written by Ridley and directed by Lee, “Da Brick” was inspired in part by Tyson’s youth and explored what it means […]

  • Cast Revealed for Mike Tyson/Spike Lee HBO Series ‘Da Brick’

    Sep 1, 11 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment

    *One day after the announcement of its pilot pick up, HBO has revealed the star and three supporting players in its Spike Lee boxing drama “Da Brick,” loosely based on the life of former boxing heavyweight champion Mike Tyson. The show is described as a contemporary exploration of what it means to be a young, […]

  • HBO Orders Mike Tyson/Spike Lee Boxing Series ‘Da Brick’

    Aug 31, 11 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment

    *HBO has ordered the pilot for “Da Brick,” a boxing drama loosely based on former heavyweight boxing champion Mike Tyson’s early life in the ring. As previously reported, the project hails from Tyson, along with Spike Lee, L.A. Riots’ John Ridley, “Entourage” creator Doug Ellin and his producing partner Jim Lefkowitz. Lee is set to […]

  • Mike Tyson, Spike Lee, John Ridley Team for HBO Boxing Drama

    Jun 22, 11 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment

    *Mike Tyson, Spike Lee and John Ridley are joining forces for an HBO drama project that takes a loose look at Tyson’s early years in the boxing ring. The project, titled “Da Brick,” also has “Entourage” creator Doug Ellin and his producing partner Jim Lefkowitz on board. Lee is set to direct with Ridley set […]