Former boxing champion and legendary fighter Mike Tyson will join Sean Penn and Ty Sheridan. black fliesupcoming dramatic thriller directed by Jean-Stefan Sauveur.
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In accordance with Hollywood Reporter, Tyson will join the film in a starring role and play Penn and Sheridan’s office chief, two paramedics from New York City. Sheridan will play a freshman medic who takes to the streets of New York to help people. However, as he and his partner, played by Penn, still have to make tough choices on the streets, his own desire to be useful will be pushed to the limit.
black flies is an adaptation of Shannon Burke’s novel of the same name, with Burke, Ben Mac Brown and Ryan King writing the script for the role.
“black flies is the story of paramedic Ollie Cross and his first year in New York City in the mid-90s. “It’s a look from the ground into life on the streets: gunfights, bad cops, frustrated medics, hopeless patients, dark humor in strange circumstances, and the struggle of one medic trying to balance his desire to help with his own growing callousness. It’s a story about lives hanging in the balance and a single job with a misdiagnosed newborn that sends Cross and his partner on a fateful battle between good and evil.»
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As for Tyson, the boxer-turned-actor will next appear in an Indian sports action film. Liger later that year, but has not appeared in any film since 2019. Hamlet Faron. However, Tyson has a history in the world of acting, appearing in films such as Hangover, Horror movie row, Ip Man 3, China sellerand more.