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Variety with terrific article on John Cena’s recent movie work

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Variety has a great article on John Cena and his work for two upcoming movies, Trainwreck and The Nest. Judd Apatow, the director of Trainwreck, said he didn’t really know who John Cena was when he came to audition for the comedic role. “I wasn’t so familiar with his other work, so I had no bias,” Apatow says. “I just saw him as an actor...

John Cena teams up with Pawn Stars producers for new TV series

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Variety is reporting that former WWE champ John Cena is teaming up with Leftfield Pictures, producers of Pawn Stars, to develop an unscripted series revolving around unknown individuals from all walks of life with compelling stories to tell. “For someone like me that’s surrounded by so many interesting characters, you know when you brush up...

Cena talks about getting booed on TODAY Show on NBC

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Former WWE champion John Cena appeared on the TODAY show on NBC this morning to talk about WWE’s partnership with Susan G. Komen and to prepare the ladies, Katie Lee and Hoda, for tonight’s Raw. Cena told the two – who will be appearing tonight – that the WWE fans are very vocal and to be ready for anything. Cena said getting booed...

John Cena filming another movie titled The Nest

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Apart from currently filming scenes for the Judd Apatow movie Trainwreck, WWE World Heavyweight champion John Cena is also filming the movie The Nest from Universal Pictures. The Nest is a Tina Fey-Amy Poehler comedy about two sisters who throw one last party in their parents’ soon-to-be-sold house. Cena is apparently playing a villain in this...

John Cena to miss TV dates due to movie commitments

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WWE World Heavyweight champion John Cena will be missing several television dates as he is pulling double duty filming the upcoming movie Trainwreck, directed and produced by Judd Apatow. Cena was announced as joining the cast of the movie back in March of this year and will not have the biggest role in this comedy film. Amy Schumer is the star of...

John Cena off the WWE tour in Australia

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John Cena has been pulled from the upcoming WWE tour of Australia and has been replaced by former Shield member Roman Reigns. The addition of Chris Jericho and Ric Flair to the roster making the trip Down Under was to compensate for the current WWE World Heavyweight champion not making the trip. The new main event features Reigns taking on Kane in...

John Cena suffers eye injury at non-televised live event

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Former WWE champion John Cena was injured at a non-televised live event in Madison, Wisconsin, on Saturday night. Cena was wrestling Bray Wyatt when very early in the match Cena was hit in the eye and the injury was considered serious enough for the referee to make the “X” hand sign so medics could check him out. The match was stopped for a...

Cena “joins” The Shield after Smackdown goes off the air

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The Boston crowd yesterday at Smackdown was given a nice surprise at the end of the Smackdown tapings involving John Cena and The Shield. After cameras went off the air, John Cena came out to confront the Wyatt Family and wanted a match against Wyatt. Kane came out and said he’ll have the match against Wyatt, Harper, and Rowan in a 3-on-1...

DK Publishing announce new John Cena book

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DK Publishing today announced that DK Level 2 Reader: WWE John Cena Second Edition will be released on March 31, giving fans the opportunity to get to know more about WWE Superstar John Cena and follow his rise through WWE. The reader includes: His surge to prominence, his biggest rivalries and alliances, finishing moves, accomplishments, catch...

John Cena grants 400th wish for Make-A-Wish Foundation

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John Cena has reached yet another milestone with Make-A-Wish Foundation, granting his 400th wish, the highest for any celebrity. Cena’s accomplishment was announced on the Wish.org website. “We would like to thank John Cena for his commitment to Make-A-Wish, and congratulate him on being the first celebrity to grant 400 wishes,” read a small...

John Cena becomes the most-liked active U.S. athlete on Facebook

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Despite the boos and the “Cena Sucks” chants, one thing is for sure: A lot of people like John Cena! WWE announced yesterday that Cena has passed Kobe Bryant to become the most-liked active U.S. athlete on Facebook with more than 18.6 million followers. Cena is also the seventh most-followed athlete in the world and has more Facebook followers...

John Cena pops up on RAW after show goes off the air

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John Cena was missing in action from the live broadcast of Monday Night RAW yesterday thanks to the eye injury he suffered over the weekend wrestling Randy Orton however that didn’t keep Cena completely away. After RAW went off the air and the attack on Daniel Bryan continued, it was John Cena who came down to the rescue, clearing the ring. Both...

John Cena injured at non-televised live event in Orlando, Florida

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Former WWE champion John Cena was injured during his match against Randy Orton on Saturday night in Orlando, Florida, and missed yesterday’s non-televised live event in Kansas City, Missouri. Cena apparently got poked in the eye by the WWE World Heavyweight champion by mistake and the injury was serious enough to take Cena off the show last...