Jamie Foxx has revealed the strict train and weight loss program plan he has to stay to as he prepares to play Mike Tyson within the upcoming biopic.
The actor, 52, has been coaching to play the world heavyweight champion and has stored up his gruelling regime even in lockdown.
Foxx shared what his exercises concerned on an Instagram Live with American producer Mark Birnbaum.
Talking in regards to the biopic he mentioned: “What I’m doing right now is changing the body. Now what I do every other day, I do sixty pull ups, we do sixty dips, we do 100 push ups – changing the body.”
There’s nonetheless a method to go although, as Foxx admitted whereas his high half is now in form he nonetheless has work to do on his backside half to achieve the Tyson physique.
“I ain’t got no legs! I ain’t got no calves, so we’re going to have to get some prosthetics for that – we’re going to be shooting the top half,” he mentioned.
If you’re questioning what Foxx is aiming for, he’ll begin at 216lbs – that’s 15st 4lbs – when filming lastly kicks off and he’ll proceed to bulk as filming continues.
Foxx additionally shared footage of his new form.
“We will balloon to 225 to 230lbs, to look like 250lbs on screen,” he mentioned. “We’re on our way!”
The Mike Tyson biopic has been long-rumoured with Tyson himself speaking in regards to the ongoing discussions.
Back in 2013 he talked about Foxx: “Me and Jamie Foxx are in dialogue, and we’re gonna do it.
“Within a year to 18 months, we’re going to do the Mike Tyson story and he’s going to portray me, and now they have this new animation; because you know Jamie’s pretty much my age so he can’t portray me but they have this new system.”
Tyson is referring to anti-ageing tech seen in The Irishman as Robert De Nero, Al Pacino and Joe Pesci bought the de-ageing remedy.