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Thursday, February 9, 2017

UPI : reported that Dwayne Johnson developing film based on WWE Superstar Paige

Feb. 8 (UPI) -- Dwayne Johnson is executive producing a new film inspired by WWE Superstar Paige and her professional wrestling family. I relate to Saraya (Paige) and her wrestling family on such a personal level and it means so much that I can help tell their story." Merchant is also writing and executive producing alongside Johnson who will also have a cameo in the film as himself. The film is a co-production between Johnson's Seven Bucks Productions, Misher Films, Film4 and WWE Studios. "Back in 2012, I was in my hotel room in London and stumbled across a documentary on a local UK channel," Johnson said in a statement.


Dwayne Johnson to make movie about WWE superstar Paige


Dwayne Johnson to make movie about WWE superstar Paige
Dwayne Johnson to make movie about WWE superstar Paige February 9, 2017 15:12 PM IANSThe former wrestler and actor Dwayne Johnson is teaming up with WWE Studios and The Office creator Stephen Merchant to bring the life story of the WWE Superstar to the big screen. WWE Studios are co-financing the movie along with Film4, which has been developing the project. Meanwhile, Kevin Misher of Misher Films will produce alongside WWE Studios President Michael Luisi. The WWE star expressed her excitement for the movie on her Twitter account. The Falling actress Florence Pugh will star as the main character — Paige, whose real name is Saraya-Jade Bevis.

Dwayne Johnson reveals casting for film based on WWE star Paige and her family

"Paige and I both know what it's like to come from a wrestling family who's had it's good and hard times. I relate to Saraya (Paige) and her wrestling family on such a personal level and it means so much that I can help tell their story," The Rock announce on Instagram. Johnson has revealed Nick Frost and Lena Headey have joined the cast of the movie as her parents. Excited about these roles because Lena and Nick are playing Julia and Ricky - @realpaigewwe's mom and dad." Fighting With My Family was inspired by a documentary of the same name, which will follow Paige's influential family of professional wrestlers and their unique tale.



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