Cornerman starring Anthony Hopkins is now casting a lead speaking role.

Looking for your next audition? Cornerman starring Anthony Hopkins and directed by Rupert Friend is now casting a lead speaking role in the new movie. Casting directors are looking for an actor to play the a teenaged version of Mike Tyson.

The movie centers around legendary boxing trainer Cus D’Amato and how he trained Mike Tyson to become the youngest boxing heavyweight champion of the world.

Casting directors are casting the following roles:

Mike Tyson – Search – Male, African-American, age 16 to 25 to play American boxer, Mike Tyson in his teenaged years. MUST BE OVER 16. Large build and physically active (Mike was 200 pounds at age 13), MUST BE 5’9 OR TALLER. A young boxer from Brooklyn, he feels like a beast. He is intimidating, confident, and maybe dangerous, but still has vulnerability and youth. Mike will eventually become the youngest person to win the title of heavyweight champion of the world.

To audition for a role on Cornerman, check out the casting call click here.