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Mike Tyson says his life story is fit for the big screen -- and he wants Jamie Foxx to play the title role.
The troubled ex-champ told a Las Vegas newspaper that he has had talks with Foxx about a movie and predicted the flick would happen within two years.
Jamie Foxx and I will be working together," Tyson told the Review-Journal. "He will play me in the film about my life. We already talked about it several times."
Tyson, 41, claims he is off drugs and booze since being freed from jail after a 2006 cocaine conviction.
The legendary Iron Mike brawled his way up from the streets of Brownsville, Brooklyn, to win the heavyweight title in 1986 at age 20.
He battled demons all the way and retired in 2005 after a string of run-ins with the law and embarrassing flops in the ring.
He says his life story is a warning to kids to stay on the straight and narrow.
"I've seen the devil, and I don't want that," Tyson said. - Wenn