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Jamie Foxx as Mike Tyson in new biopic?

It looks like Jamie Foxx is going to have to dust off his famed Mike Tyson impression , and then some.

The former boxer says Foxx is going to play him in an upcoming movie about his troubled life and wild rise to the top of the sports world.

Tyson told the Daily Mirror, “Within a year to 18 months, we’re going to do the Mike Tyson story and he’s going to portray me, and now they have this new animation; because you know Jamie’s pretty much my age so he can’t portray me but they have this new system.”

I’m assuming the animation Tyson is talking about is the advanced CGI effects that could make the 46-year-old Foxx look like the former youngest-ever heavyweight champion of the world in his prime.

Do you think he’s the best guy for the role?