Considering that he is in charge of the developmental program in WWE, it would be easy to assume that Matt Bloom doesn't have much free time. However, it looks like he does. The man formerly known as Prince Albert is starring in a movie. It is called the Dog Wedding. Interestingly enough, Bloom will be portraying an American professional wrestler who falls in love with a German dog wedding planner.
September 20, 2015
A film critic for the Los Angeles Times had something very interesting to say. He compared the performances of the three WWE stars who have portrayed the lead role. The critic stated that Dean Ambrose did a better job in the movie than Randy Orton did in the first sequel. However, he also stated that Ambrose did not nearly have the talent and screen presence of John Cena, who starred in the original movie.
September 12, 2015
An independent filmmaker is doing a movie called Slaw, which is a parody of the horror flick Saw. He has decided to use professional wrestlers to help make things a bit more interesting. Kevin Nash is the most familiar face among the bunch. He will be joined by the infamous Glacier, a WCW character that is still ridiculed by fans today. Also on the film will be the Bullet Club.
September 5, 2015
A very interesting bit of information was revealed by Summer Rae during an interview to promote The Marine 4 movie recently. She stated that upon graduating college, she got a job with a plumbing company before focusing on her career. The blonde bombshell was essentially a plumber since she laid copper pipes and PVC. Summer also stated that she was certified to use a forklift, which is quite different than what she does now in WWE.
May 4, 2015
One of the more interesting things that were revealed by CM Punk during his convention appearance over the weekend was the fact that he has already auditioned for a role in the upcoming Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movie. He refused to reveal which character he was trying out for, however. Punk wants to add movie star to his resume that already includes professional wrestler, mixed martial arts fighter and comic book writer.
April 26, 2015
Rumors broke over the weekend that CM Punk was going to be writing a new comic book on the Punisher. It turned out to be another character instead, even though Punk did admit that he really wanted to write one for the Punisher. The former world heavyweight champion revealed that the character that Marvel gave him was Drax the Destroyer, which interestingly enough is portrayed by Batista in Guardians of the Galaxy movies.
April 26, 2015
During a recent interview, Elijah Burke revealed something rather interesting. He stated that he has been in contact with Triple H, and the two of them have discussed the possibility of him making a return to WWE. That comes as a bit of a surprise as the front office has been focused on bringing in new guys and training them in the developmental program. For those that do not know, Burke has been busy filming a couple of movies.
April 19, 2015
A rather interesting bit of news on John Cena is coming out of Hollywood. Amy Schumer is his costar in an upcoming Judd Apatow movie called Trainwreck. The two of them share a hilarious sex scene together. One segment has Cena walking around with a towel hanging off of his penis. During an interview with E!, she mentioned that it was not his real penis used for that scene. She stated that the prop manager used a broomstick.
March 21, 2015
The latest professional wrestler to make his way into Hollywood is Gunner. TNA issued an official statement to help promote the movie. They stated that he recently wrapped up filming The Battle of New Orleans, which is actually a working title. This is the first lead role in a movie for the former United States Marine. Interestingly enough, he played a member of an elite Navy SEAL as they engaged in a battle with an unknown opponent.
March 19, 2015
It looks like things are pointing up for WWE. During a shareholders announcement, the company revealed that several of their high ranking executives were given raises. Vince McMahon got a nice boost in salary, and his right hand man Kevin Dunn did as well. The CFO and the head of their movie studios were two others receiving raises. Triple H received a raise as well, but interestingly enough, there was no mention of Stephanie McMahon.
March 13, 2015