Mike – Everything We Know About the Hulu limited series

By Ricky Valero
Published: August 7, 2022 (Last updated: August 8, 2022)

This article discusses the Hulu limited series Mike, including the cast, crew, release date, and trailer.

Hulu has been on a heck of a run with their limited series’ in 2022. From The Dropout to The Girl from Plainville to Pam & Tommy, the list goes on and on. They are back in the saddle with another one based on the real-life of Mike Tyson named Mike.

With their recent success based on true story limited series, are you excited about this? I know I am here. Here’s everything we know about the upcoming Hulu series, Mike.

Mike release date

Mike is slated to debut on Hulu on August 25, 2022.

Hulu series Mike premise

Courtesy of Hulu, the series explores the dynamic and controversial story of Mike Tyson. The 8-episode limited series explores the tumultuous ups and downs of Tyson’s boxing career and personal life — from being a beloved athlete to a pariah and back again. The series examines class in America, race in America, fame and the power of media, misogyny, the wealth divide, the promise of the American Dream, and ultimately our own role in shaping Mke’s story.

The production team

Director: Craig Gillespie and Director X.
Writers: Darnell Brown and Steven Rogers
Producers: Jason Roberts
Executive Producers: Steven Rogers, Anthony Sparks, Karin Gist, Darin Friedman, Tom Ackerley, Claire Brown, Craig Gillespie, Brett Hedblom, Scott Morgan, Margot Robbie, Bryan Unkeless

Hulu series Mike cast

  • Trevante Rhodes.
  • Scott MacDonald.
  • Harvey Keitel.
  • Russell Hornsby.
  • B.J. Minor.
  • Greg Kaston.
  • Jackies Sanders.
  • Laura Harrier.
  • Ethan Barrett.

Is there a soundtrack?

As of right now, no, there is not a soundtrack. They did use Sammy Davis Jr.’s song “I’ve Gotta Be Me” in the trailer, and with the series set back in the 70, 80, and ’90s, we could see one eventually, but as of right now, there is no soundtrack.

Is there a trailer for Mike?

Yes, here it is:

You know, I watched the trailer and had a wide range of feelings about it. When you close your eyes and listen, you can hear Mike Tyson’s voice, but I am not entirely sure Trevante Rhodes looks like Tyson. We only get a glimpse of what is ahead for us in the short trailer, and it gives us a lot to unpack. With that being said, Hulu’s run of successful limited series has me chomping at the bit to check this out.

You can watch this series with a subscription to Hulu.

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