Mike Tyson arrives in HCM City for “Girls 2” filming

Former world heavyweight champion Mike Tyson arrived in Ho Chi Minh City on August 2 for joining "Girls 2" – a new film directed by Hong Kong director Barbara Wong Chun Chun.

Former world boxing heavyweight champion Mike Tyson arrives in Ho Chi Minh City on August 2.  (Photo: Sggp)

Michael Gerard "Mike" Tyson was born in 1966 in Brooklyn, New York City in the U.S. He is an American former professional boxer.

He held the undisputed world heavyweight championship and holds the record as the youngest boxer to win the WBC, WBA and IBF heavyweight titles.

He was ranked No. 16 on The Ring's list of 100 greatest punchers of all time and No. 1 in the ESPN.com list of "The hardest hitters in heavyweight history.

Tyson has taken acting roles in movies and television, most famously playing a fictionalized version of himself in the 2009 film The Hangover.

The action-comedy movies "Girls 2” is produced by actor Tran Bao Son who will play the main role in the film.

The movie is also participated by film stars from Hong Kong (China),  Taiwan (China), actresses Janine Chang, Fiona Sit , Li Wen Han and Ivy Chen

Wong Chun Chun has been an actor, writer and director of many film projects, including "Women's Private Parts", "The Runaway Pistol", "Truth or Dare: 6th Floor Rear Flat" and "Protégé de la Rose Noire", “Six Strong Guys”, “Escape From Hong Kong Islan, “Wonder Women” and among. She has also won a number of awards for "Breakup Club" and "Girls”.

The movie will be filmed and is scheduled for release on Christmas Eve in Hong Kong and Asian markets before introducing at domestic theaters.

By Van Tuan – Translated by Kim Khanh

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