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via:eurweb

HBO has ordered the pilot for “Da Brick,” a boxing drama loosely based on former heavyweight boxing champion Mike Tyson’s early life in the ring.

As previously reported, the project hails from Tyson, along with Spike Lee, L.A. Riots’ John Ridley, “Entourage” creator Doug Ellin and his producing partner Jim Lefkowitz. Lee is set to direct with Ridley on board to write and serve as showrunner.

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