Laura Harrier onboard Iron Mike

Harrier will play Robin Givens, Tyson’s first wife

author_img CE Features Published :  19th October 2021 04:07 PM   |   Published :   |  19th October 2021 04:07 PM
Laura Harrier

Laura Harrier

We had previously reported that a limited series based on the life of American boxing icon Mike Tyson was in works ar Hulu, with Trevante Rhodes set to essay the titular character. The project has now welcomed new cast members, including Laura Harrier, best known for her role in BlacKkKlansman. According to reports, Harrier will play Robin Givens, Tyson’s first wife.

The film also features Harvey Keitel, Grace Zabriskie, Olunike Adeliyi, and TJ Atoms in supporting roles. Written by I, Tonya-fame Steven Rogers and directed by Craig Gillespie, the series will follow the controversial life and career of the former world champion. Actor Margot Robbie is serving as executive producer with Mixed-ish’s Karin Gist serving as showrunner and executive producer.

On the other hand, Harrier has Melissa McCarthy-starrer The Starling, and Tom Hanks' sci-film film, Finch, in her pipeline.