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Several WWE Superstars cast for The Marine 5: Battleground movie

The Miz

WWE Studios and Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions have teamed up to produce The Marine 5: Battleground. The fifth installment of The Marine franchise will feature several WWE Superstars with The Miz reprising his title role and joining him will be his wife Maryse, Heath Slater, Bo Dallas, Curtis Axel, and Naomi. James Dunn will be directing the...

Seth Rollins cast in new WWE Studios movie, filming starts today

Seth Rollins

Former WWE World Heavyweight champion Seth Rollins will be part of the upcoming WWE Studios thriller titled Temple. The movie is being produced in conjunction with Erebus Pictures, co-founded by Gene Simmons. Rollins will be joining Wesley Snipes, Anna Heche, and Dave Annable who will be in the leading roles for this movie with John Stockwell...

WWE Studios announces partnership with Codeblack Films

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WWE Studios and Codeblack Films today announced a partnership to co-produce and co-finance a slate of films, starting with the gritty action thriller, Brother’s Blood. Trey Songz is set to star and John Pogue will direct the film, which is written by Michael Finch, Karl Gajdusek, and Charles Murray. Brother’s Blood takes place on the mean...

WWE Studios’ Gorgeous George movie finds scriptwriters

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Variety is reporting that Josh Gad and Ryan Dixon will be writing the Gorgeous George biopic script for WWE Studios. The movie is tentatively simply titled “Gorgeous George” and it will chronicle the life and career of George Raymond Wagner, the man behind the gimmick of Gorgeous George. “Gorgeous George was a true pioneer in television,”...

Trailer for The Condemned 2 movie with Randy Orton released

Randy Orton

The trailer for the WWE Studios movie starring Randy Orton titled The Condemned 2 was released this week. The movie is about a failed mission to capture the leader of a deadly gambling ring played by Wes Studi. Bounty hunter Will Tanner, played by Randy Orton, becomes the hunted — a human target in a game in which contestants must kill or be...

WWE Studios acquires rights to the Kevin Laue story

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Deadline.com is reporting that WWE Studios has acquired rights to adapt Franklin Martin’s documentary Long Shot: The Kevin Laue Story to a feature film. The 2013 documentary followed Laue, who became the first player missing a limb to play NCAA Division I basketball. The Long Shot movie will detail Laue’s journey from Pleasanton, CA to the...

Dolph Ziggler and Kane in the next WWE Studios movie titled 6:42

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Have you been wondering what Dolph Ziggler and Kane have been doing while not appearing on WWE television? Wonder no more as WWE today announced that both Superstars will be in the upcoming WWE Studios 6:42 movie from Lionsgate. Ziggler plays the character of Ray Fitzpatrick, a tough as nails narcotics cop working the beat in Los Angeles. After a...

WWE Studios acquires rights for movie featuring Shawn Michaels

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Variety is reporting that WWE Studios has acquired worldwide rights to the faith-based comedy The Resurrection of Gavin Stone from the Harvest Bible Chapel’s Vertical Church Films. The movie has already wrapped production with Brett Dalton, star of ABC’s Agents of SHIELD, portraying the lead character. Anjelah Johnson-Reyes, D.B. Sweeney, Neil...

Trailer for 12 Rounds 3: Lockdown featuring Dean Ambrose released

Dean Ambrose

The trailer for the WWE Studios and Lionsgate movie 12 Rounds 3: Lockdown, featuring Dean Ambrose was released today. Credited as WWE Superstar Dean Ambrose, the former Shield member plays Shaw, a detective who returns to active duty after the death of his partner. The plot of the movie reads, “When he uncovers evidence linking his fellow...

Details released for 12 Rounds 3: Lockdown movie with Dean Ambrose

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WWE Studios today announced that 12 Rounds 3: Lockdown will be released in select theaters and on-demand on September 11 featuring Dean Ambrose. The preview of the movie reads, “Ambrose plays Shaw, a detective that returns to active duty after the death of his partner. When he uncovers evidence linking his fellow officers to a murder, they frame...

Next WWE Studios movie gets limited theatrical release

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The upcoming WWE Studios movie Vendetta will be released in some theaters as well as on demand on June 12. Most WWE Studios movies are straight-to-DVD and on demand but this one is getting a limited theatrical release. Dean Cain and the Big Show are the stars of this thriller, a movie directed by the Soska sisters Jen and Sylvia. The movie is...

Miz and Paige off WWE television to film new WWE Studios movie

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The reason WWE Diva Paige was taken out this past Monday on Raw in London was because she will be taking a few weeks off to film the WWE Studios movie Santa’s Little Helper. Paige won the battle royal to become the number one contender for the Divas title but Naomi then turned heel and destroyed her in front of the British crowd. WWE.COM then...

The Marine 4: Moving Target out on Digital HD today

Summer Rae

The Marine 4: Moving Target, the WWE Studios movie featuring The Miz and Summer Rae, was released on Digital HD today. This is the second time that The Miz has fronted The Marine franchise following John Cena and Ted DiBiase. Summer Rae became the first WWE Diva to appear in a WWE Studios film. It was filmed last year in British Columbia for a...

WWE Studios teams up with British firm for two new movies

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WWE Studios and British production-financing company Richwater Films have teamed up to co-produce and co-finance two movies – Eliminators and Rampage – according to Variety. Eliminators will be directed by James Nunn and star Scott Adkins and WWE’s Wade Barrett. The story follows a former U.S. federal agent who must abandon the...

Paige lands her first WWE Studios movie with The Miz

Paige

Paige has landed her first WWE Studios movie along with a WWE Studios veteran, The Miz! The duo will star in the holiday comedy Santa’s Little Helper which will be released in time for the holidays later this year. The synopsis of the movie reads, “After getting fired from his job, a slick, fast-talking businessman (Dax) is given an...

WWE Studios teams up with Gene Simmons for new horror label

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Variety is reporting that WWE Studios has teamed up with Gene Simmons to launch label Erebus Pictures to finance and produce horror movies. “The horror genre continues to fascinate me as it proves to be endlessly thrilling and engaging for audiences,” said Simmons. “Horror films fall into a genre that thrives on genuine passion, and I...