“Iron” Mike and Spike Lee team up on new HBO series
“Iron” Mike Tyson, filmmaker Spike Lee, and Entourage creator Doug Ellin are teaming up for a new HBO series! The project, “Da Brick” will be loosely based around Tyson upbringing in Brooklyn. The film will based in Newark, NJ AKA “Brick City”, hence “Da Brick”. The idea came about when Tyson did a cameo on Entourage
. Ellin will be the producer, and writing will be done by John Ridley (Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, Barbershop: The Series, and Three Kings movie). It is still early in production, and they are looking to cast someone for the Tyson role?! Check it out!
“[Tyson] said to me, ‘Why don’t you do with my life what you did with Mark [Wahlberg’s] life with ‘Entourage,'” Ellin explained. (foxsports)