Jason LaVeris/Getty Images Cartoon fans, forget Scooby-Doo's Mystery Machine and get ready for Mike Tyson Mysteries. Because Adult Swim is fixin' to put the controversial boxer on your TV box. For some, of course, a bigger mystery might be how Tyson even got a show, but Adult Swim, in all its youth-demographic wisdom, green-lighted the animated series and that's good enough for us. According to the network's press release, Tyson will solve mysteries with the help of a magical face tattoo (luckily, he's already got one) and a "fowl-mouthed" talking pigeon sidekick. NEWS: Mike Tyson to play a murderer on SVU Let's hope Mike's winged buddy fares better than another of the pigeon-fancier pugilist's birds, who reportedly got grilled and eaten by Tyson's ex. Among their cases: How to beat a supercomputer at chess, and figuring out why a famous author/werewolf can't finish his novel. We. Can't. Wait. Are you pumped up to see Iron Mike on your boob tube? Let us hear it in the comments … [Read more...] about Mike Tyson Gets Animated…by Adult Swim: Thinking Outside the Boxer
Mike Tyson Mysteries
Vincent Sandoval/Ethan Miller/Getty Images Jamie Foxx may have met his next Oscar match. In a bit of TKO casting, the 46-year-old actor is attached to play Mike Tyson in an as-yet untitled biopic about the controversial and rather fascinating former heavyweight boxing champ being penned by Boardwalk Empire creator Terence Winter. Foxx's manager, Rick Yorn, is producing and has been instrumental in getting the project off the ground, according to Variety. While it's unclear as yet which areas of Tyson's life the film will focus on, the plot is rife with possibility, considering Tyson's triumph-and-tragedy-packed, rags-to-riches-to-prison-to-bankrupty-to-riches-to-pop-culture-infamy trajectory. PHOTOS: Cheesy college sports movies Tyson himself brought his story to Broadway in the Spike Lee-directed one-man show Mike Tyson: The Undisputed Truth, but that might have been it for him as far as reliving his own life night after night goes. "Listen, me and Jamie Foxx are in discussions … [Read more...] about Jamie Foxx to Play Mike Tyson in Planned Biopic—Knockout Casting Alert!