The Rock To Star In New Netflix Film
Former WWE Champion Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and Netflix announced on Tuesday that he will start in a film called “John Henry and The Statesmen” that is currently in pre-production. The details are still sketchy but it will see him work with the director of Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, Jake Kasdan, again and that Johnson will star as the titular folk hero. Rock posted the following:
“Inspired to bring to life one of my childhood heroes, John Henry, in JOHN HENRY & THE STATESMEN. “In this movie, I’ll lead an ensemble of the most popular folklore figures and legends from different cultures around the world. @NETFLIX is the perfect partner & platform to bring these global folklore icons to life,” Rock said in part of his statement.
Kane Set To Appear At SmackDown 1000
PWinsider.com has confirmed that former WWE Champion Kane will appear at Smackdown 1000, which takes place on October 16th at the Capital One Arena in Washington DC.
The Undertaker, Michelle McCool, Torrie Wilson, Vickie Guerrero and WWE Hall of Famer Teddy Long are also signed to appear. AJ Styles and Daniel Bryan vs. The Miz and Samoa Joe, as well as Charlotte Flair, Asuka and Naomi vs. Becky Lynch and The IIconics, are being advertised.