Tyson ended up being a box office draw that is almost unparalleled. An a-list was brought by the card of superstars like Samuel L.

Tyson ended up being a box office draw that is almost unparalleled. An a-list was brought by the card of superstars like Samuel L.

Jackson, Denzel Washington, Clint Eastwood, Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Cruise, Britney Spears, Magic Johnson, Alec Baldwin, Ben Affleck, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and Donald Trump to Memphis—a blue-collar town that hadn’t seen that sort of celebrity energy since Elvis Presley lived on the side city.

“The whole damn world arrived right here,” adds Calkins, whom covered the battle when it comes to Commercial Appeal. “There had been parades down Beale Street. You couldn’t get anywhere without bumping into a star. Continue reading “Tyson ended up being a box office draw that is almost unparalleled. An a-list was brought by the card of superstars like Samuel L.”