Morrison in New Weird Al Video, Update on Punk’s WWE DVD, Waltman at FCW Tapings, Update on WWE’s New Deal with Lionsgate Films, More
March 17, 2012 · 0 Comments
– WWE Champion CM Punk appeared on The Wedge music show in Canada this week and revealed that the band Rancid would be providing some music for his upcoming WWE DVD. Punk talked a few months back about how he wanted to control all of the music that was featured on the DVD.
As noted before, WWE and Lionsgate Films are teaming up for a reboot of the 90’s horror movie The Leprechaun, which has no writer, director or actors attached to it.
The new deal between WWE and Lionsgate is for two movies. The other movie hasn’t been determined yet. On the two movies, WWE and Lionsgate will share production costs and work together on marketing while Lionsgate will handle distribution.
Variety reported the following WWE Studios projects confirmed to be released in the future:
* Horror movie No One Lives with Brodus Clay and Luke Evans
* Barricade with Eric McCormack
* Cult hit The Day with Dominic Monaghan, Shawn Ashmore and Ashley Bell
WWE announcer Scott Stanford says he was a victim of theft. He wrote on Twitter:
“The person who used my card for groceries in Fla today, Im hunting you down as we speak, I want the $ and the food! Hope you got Ring Dings!”
– Tough Enough trainer Bill DeMott has reportedly been working on creative with Dusty Rhodes down in FCW, WWE’s developmental territory.
Speaking of DeMott, he was asked about another season of Tough Enough again this week and said his fingers are crossed.
– Filming for WWE Legends House has wrapped as Roddy Piper is back on Twitter.
– There are rumblings that besides Yokozuna, one more name may be announced for the WWE Hall of Fame this year. Up until this week, Yokozuna was expected to be the final name announced.
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