Wrestlers aren’t the only tough guys getting the dramatic treatment in the film world these days. James Toback’s buzz-heavy documentary “Tyson” debuts at Sundance this year, and the film promises to provide an “intimate and moving no-holds-barred portrait of a humbled Mike Tyson.”
And while some might be skeptical about matching the terms “intimate” and “humbled” with the notorious former heavyweight boxing champ, Sony Pictures Classics has already optioned the film in advance of its Sundance debut — sparking quite a bit of interest in the project.
Keep your eyes on Movies Blog and Splash Page throughout the Sundance Film Festival for more news, clips, previews and exclusive interviews from the tireless MTV Movies crew. Heck, they’ve already started — check out today’s initial Sundance roundup and report.