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Jamie Foxx Will Reportedly Play Mike Tyson in Upcoming Biopic
Time ^ | 7/31/14 | Laura Stampler

Posted on 07/31/2014 9:53:06 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper

Jamie Foxx has been cast to play Mike Tyson, one of the most polarizing modern sports figures, in an untitled biopic, Variety reports. Boardwalk Empire creator Terence Winter is set to write the film.....

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: 1; barfalert; bigot; film; racist
Didn't Jamie Foxx calm Obama his "Lord and Savior"?

I believe he has been out front in trying to perpetuate the LIE that Trayvon Martin was an innocent victim.

1 posted on 07/31/2014 9:53:06 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: SoFloFreeper

calm=call


2 posted on 07/31/2014 9:53:43 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: SoFloFreeper
If we are reaching into the cast of In Living Color for this movie, I think Keenen Ivory Wayans would be the better choice.
3 posted on 07/31/2014 9:56:35 AM PDT by Opinionated Blowhard ("When the people find they can vote themselves money, that will herald the end of the republic.")
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To: SoFloFreeper

Another epic motion picture along the lines of Superfly, Shaft and Blackula.


4 posted on 07/31/2014 9:59:47 AM PDT by Ancient Man
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To: SoFloFreeper

He is a political idiot, but I have to say that I was completely amazed by his brilliant portrayal of Ray Charles in “Ray.”


5 posted on 07/31/2014 10:01:56 AM PDT by Maceman
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To: SoFloFreeper

I’m no fan of Jamie Foxx, but his portrail of a homless man with schizophrenia in The Soloist was excellent.


6 posted on 07/31/2014 10:03:05 AM PDT by JaguarXKE (1973: Reporters investigate All the President's Men. 2013: Reporters ARE all the President's men d)
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To: SoFloFreeper

If Jamie Foxx is starring in it, the theme of the movie will be that it was white racism that turned Tyson into a mindless thug. This may turn out to be Foxx’s best performance since he played the role of the great Tookie Williams. Maybe “The Rodney King Story” will be next.


7 posted on 07/31/2014 10:09:56 AM PDT by Sans-Culotte (Psalm 14:1 ~ The fool says in his heart, “There is no God.”)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Most overrated boxer EVER!


8 posted on 07/31/2014 10:13:47 AM PDT by Phillyred
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To: Sans-Culotte

I liked him better when he was Wanda on In Living Color. The one where he was on The Dating Game was hilarious


9 posted on 07/31/2014 10:14:43 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Phillyred

Really? I saw him tear people apart as a kid. As he got older, and Cus died, he fell apart.

He was the last boxer that I ever rearranged my schedule to watch.

Of course, if you are a traditional “boxing” fan, I can appreciate your comment as he was truly a brawler, not a “boxer.”

But you have to admit that he just tore his opponents apart when he was a kid.


10 posted on 07/31/2014 10:21:45 AM PDT by Vermont Lt (If you want to keep your dignity, you can keep it. Period........ Just kidding, you can't keep it.)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Mike Tyson is a hell of a lot more interesting than Jamie Foxx. He’s learned a lot of life’s lessons the hard way. He should play himself.


11 posted on 07/31/2014 10:26:09 AM PDT by JacksonCalhoun
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To: Vermont Lt

Agreed. Cus was the only father figure in Mike’s life, and when he died, it was all downhill from there.


12 posted on 07/31/2014 10:29:01 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Opinionated Blowhard

Jamie as “Wanda” on The Dating Game

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IyL0Aa3WufM


13 posted on 07/31/2014 10:30:39 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: SoFloFreeper

Is he training “Confuciously” for the film?


14 posted on 07/31/2014 10:36:30 AM PDT by edpc (Wilby 2016)
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To: dfwgator

You so crazy!


15 posted on 07/31/2014 10:37:27 AM PDT by shotgun
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To: shotgun

16 posted on 07/31/2014 10:41:20 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: SoFloFreeper

Perfect-

A racist pretending to be a rapist.


17 posted on 07/31/2014 10:44:37 AM PDT by servo1969
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To: SoFloFreeper

Another Jamie Foxx extravaganza that I can avoid! Man, I’m saving a lot of money by not going to his movies.


18 posted on 07/31/2014 10:45:35 AM PDT by Dr. Thorne ("Don't be afraid. Just believe." - Mark 5:36)
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To: dfwgator

What you tripping fo?


19 posted on 07/31/2014 10:58:13 AM PDT by shotgun
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To: SoFloFreeper

Thanks for the warning.


20 posted on 07/31/2014 11:50:25 AM PDT by Amagi (Lenin: "Socialized Medicine is the Keystone to the Arch of the Socialist State.")
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To: Vermont Lt

So did I, but then I realized he fought mostly chumps, and eventually got knocked out by an out-of-shape nobody.


21 posted on 07/31/2014 12:53:23 PM PDT by Phillyred
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To: Phillyred

There really were not that many good fighters in his class back then.

The action was going on with Hearns, Hagler, and Sugar Ray.


22 posted on 07/31/2014 1:01:17 PM PDT by Vermont Lt (If you want to keep your dignity, you can keep it. Period........ Just kidding, you can't keep it.)
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To: Vermont Lt

I’d like to see how he would handle some of these Poles and Ukranians that are mopping it up these days.


23 posted on 07/31/2014 1:02:45 PM PDT by Phillyred
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To: Phillyred

he might need to start working out a little


24 posted on 07/31/2014 1:03:58 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: JacksonCalhoun

Tyson has acted. He played an imprisoned thug on a Law & Order episode if memory serves me.


25 posted on 07/31/2014 1:52:31 PM PDT by JimRed (Excise the cancer before it kills us; feed & water the Tree of Liberty! TERM LIMITS NOW & FOREVER!)
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To: SoFloFreeper

I won’t be seeing this movie. Foxx is detestable.


26 posted on 07/31/2014 1:57:25 PM PDT by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: SoFloFreeper

He is going to be taking some serious steroids to look like him!


27 posted on 07/31/2014 2:11:39 PM PDT by fortheDeclaration (Pr 14:34 Righteousness exalteth a nation:but sin is a reproach to any people)
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To: Phillyred

I lost interest when many of the TV coverage went MMA—which I find unwatchable. The few guys I’ve seen from the east are monsters.


28 posted on 07/31/2014 4:22:44 PM PDT by Vermont Lt (If you want to keep your dignity, you can keep it. Period........ Just kidding, you can't keep it.)
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