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World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) has announced that Ghanaian WWE champion Kofi Kingston has been casted for an upcoming movie with Netflix.
The movie which is titled ‘The Main Event’ comes after the two brands officially announced their partnership.
It is currently at the production stage and it will be premiered on Netflix in 2020.
The movie will be directed by Jay Karas who acted in the same role for the movies ‘Ali Wong: Hard Knock Wife,’ ‘Break Point,’ and ‘Parks & Recreation’.
WWE has announced that the film will also star The Miz, Sheamus and other WWE superstars. Others are Tichina Arnold, Seth Carr, and Adam Pally.
The film is based on an original screenplay by Larry Postel. It will be produced by Richard Lowell; Susan Levison and Maggie Malina (all from WWE Studios) are the executive producers.
It will chronicle the story of an 11-year-old aspiring wrestler who discovers a magical mask and enters a competition to become the next WWE superstar.
Source: Yaw Sarpong | eFocusLive.com