Back when Batista was a main event performer in WWE, he had a good amount of followers on Twitter because he was very well known. His popularity has skyrocketed since becoming a big movie star in Guardians of the Galaxy. His success in Hollywood has brought him even more fans. The former world heavyweight champion recently reached the one million mark when it comes to followers on Twitter.
August 28, 2015
The reason why Stardust attacked Wade Barrett on Monday Night Raw this week was because the creative department needed to write him off for a couple of weeks. The King of the Ring is heading back to England to film a movie for WWE. Barrett created a bit of a buzz with the internet wrestling community when he started using his real name on social media, but that is more than likely done because he's an actor for the time being.
August 25, 2015
The new movie about NWA has caused a good amount of debates and some controversy. Mark Henry decided to add on to that. The former world heavyweight champion stated that he was boycotting USA Today because of an ignorant article that was written. He was not specific, so fans are left to guess which one pissed him off. For those that don't know, Henry was a big part of the racial controversy in WWE not too long ago.
August 19, 2015
In a sign that he is still relevant to the mainstream audience, Jake Roberts has revealed that his documentary will be released in theaters. It will not be a nationwide release, however. Only certain markets will be showing the film. That is still considered a huge victory, as independent films have a hard time getting aired in theaters that normally prefer movies from the big studios.
August 18, 2015
To promote his Straight Outta Compton movie, Ice Cube went on ESPN and critiqued celebrity rappers. When asked about John Cena, the founding member of the NWA stated that the wrestling star was a fool but an impressive one. Cube also mentioned that Cena had a little bit of LL Cool in him. The rapper feels that the former world heavyweight champion needs to be a bit wilder with his music.
August 15, 2015
As some of you may already know, CM Punk and Sheamus both auditioned for the role of Rocksteady in the new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movie. The latter ended up getting the part. Punk was asked about losing out to his former coworker during a recent interview. He stated that he was fine with it because the studios really were looking for two heavily muscular performers for the part.
August 14, 2015
In a press release, Jeff Jarrett revealed that GFW will be helping to promote the final movie that Roddy Piper ever starred in. The film is called The Masked Saint, and it will be released in theaters next January. Prior to his death from a heart attack, Piper had agreed to work for Global Force Wrestling as an ambassador. That would have helped draw in fans to the promotion.
August 12, 2015
From the very moment that Dwayne Johnson joined the project, people were expecting the new Baywatch movie to do well. Those odds have increased even further now that Zac Efron has signed on to join the film. The two of them will be teaming up to prevent an oil tycoon from destroying their beloved beach. Johnson will be playing a lifeguard that always follows the rules.
August 11, 2015
There are conflicting reports floating around in regards to the return of Dolph Ziggler. Some say that he is supposed to be on Monday Night Raw this week, a rumor which was strengthened by the fact that he made a surprise appearance at a live event in Vancouver over the weekend. Others say that he is not done filming his movie for WWE. This could be a smokescreen sent out by management.
August 10, 2015