The rumors have now been confirmed. Batista has been officially cast for the new Highlander movie being made. He will star as a character named The Kurgan. The former WWE star is actually the first person on the cast to be officially confirmed. No word yet on when the film will start shooting, but the 46 year old is currently doing the latest James Bond movie. With that busy of a schedule, do not expect to see another return to wrestling yet.
February 21, 2015
Officials in Lucha Underground know that they need to pick up some recognizable faces if they want to reach the numbers that they were shooting for. Their latest target appears to be Maria Kanellis, who would also bring along her husband Mike Bennett. The couple recently worked for ROH but are said to be free agents right now because management is having some financial issues. They are also being heavily recruited by other wrestling promotions.
February 8, 2015
As many of you already know, Impact Wrestling is being taped in Europe this week. When the episodes are broadcast on Destination America, a familiar face is going to be making a surprise appearance. Drew McIntyre has signed on for a brief stint. The belief is that he will be shooting some segments while the promotion is still overseas. A deal may take place that will enable him to work full time with the company in the United States.
January 30, 2015