When asked during a recent interview about his future in professional wrestling, Shawn Hernandez opted to divert attention to the fact that he is currently filming movies and television shows. The former TNA star also stated that he was not legally allowed to discuss the ugly contract situation that he and Lucha Underground were involved in last year. All that Hernandez could confirm was that the two sides are no longer working together.
January 12, 2016
When asked during a recent interview about wrestlers imitating the Bullet Club shirts, Kenny Omega went on a little tangent. The New Japan star stated that it was cheesy for a wrestling shirt to parody another wrestling shirt. Omega stated that it would be find if they parodying a movie or television show. Kenny also stated that the imitators probably have no creativity or are unable to sell shirts on their own without copying.
January 10, 2016
Through social media, Mick Foley revealed that he recently filmed a movie called Chokeslam, which sounds like it is a wrestling themed film. It is interesting to note that the cast also consists of Lance Storm and Davey Boy Smith Jr. A female Tough Enough contestant was also involved in the movie. Foley did not reveal what their roles were. Producers are trying to find funding to release the movie.
December 3, 2015
One of the big reasons why John Cena is branching out away from WWE is because he wants to draw in new fans to professional wrestling. He feels that he has already drawn in as much of an audience as possible through traditional methods. Cena now wants to draw in fans by doing movies and television shows. The former world heavyweight champion still has no plans of leaving permanently.
November 27, 2015
As some of you may already know, Goldberg and Bram are appearing in a movie together called Check Point, which is currently in post production and will be released some time in 2016. Promotions for the film have already begun, and TNA cleverly found themselves a window of opportunity. Management contacted Goldberg to see if he would be interested in showing up on Impact Wrestling to promote his movie.
November 17, 2015
Last night, Batista had one of his biggest moments since leaving WWE for Hollywood. He was in England for the premiere of the new James Bond movie, where he plays a big villain. Alongside him was a familiar face to professional wrestling fans. Shane McMahon traveled from the United States to be there with his friend. That raises eyebrows since McMahon has avoided most things related to professional wrestling.
October 27, 2015
During an interview with the Latin Post, Batista was asked about how it felt to work on big movie projects. He decided to take a jab at WWE in his response. The former world heavyweight champion stated that he was used to working in an environment that was not organized, so it made it easier to transition over to movies. Since finding success in Hollywood, he doesn't feel the need to hold back on how he feels about wrestling.
October 22, 2015
Since she is into comic books and video games, AJ Lee has long been viewed as a cool girl that most male wrestling fans would love to hang out with. The former WWE diva is getting even cooler as we speak. It has now been revealed that AJ is doing sword training for an upcoming movie role. The thought of seeing her fight someone with a sword should be enough to convince some fans to watch the film.
October 20, 2015
While he has largely stayed away from things related to professional wrestling, CM Punk did have a little involvement this week. The former world heavyweight champion attended a screening of They Live, the movie which Roddy Piper is famous for starring in. Punk was tasked with giving a speech about the WWE legend. Through social media, he stated that it was an honor to do that for Piper.
October 19, 2015
As some of you may already know, Ronda Rousey has been ruled out for Wrestlemania because she is filming a movie. Even if she were available, WWE might be hesitant to use at all. The UFC star recently defended recently suspended Nate Diaz and stated that MMA should not test for marijuana. Since World Wrestling Entertainment cares greatly about their brand, they might not want to be associated with those comments.
September 17, 2015