Dwayne Johnson could have the market nicely and really cornered by way of sheer fame and visibility given his standing as the most important film star on the planet, however there’s been an uptick just lately within the variety of present and former skilled wrestlers making an attempt their hand on the appearing recreation.
WWE star The Huge Present headlines his personal comedy present on Netflix and has thrown his hat into the ring when it comes time for the MCU to reboot Kingpin, fellow grappler Sasha Banks is rumored to be taking part in fan favourite Star Wars character Sabine Wren within the second season of The Mandalorian, John Cena continues his ascent up the Hollywood totem pole with main roles in blockbuster sequels Quick & Livid 9 and The Suicide Squad, and Dave Bautista will hold himself occupied till Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 will get the inexperienced mild by starring in Denis Villeneuve’s Dune remake and Zack Snyder’s Netflix zombie heist film Military of the Lifeless.
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It appears par for the course for wrestlers-turned-actors to signal on to a serious franchise, and regardless of already being a part of the MCU, Bautista confirmed that he was in talks at one stage to re-team with James Gunn for The Suicide Squad, in addition to being linked to Bane in Matt Reeves’ The Batman.
In a current trade with a fan on social media, the Blade Runner 2049 star debunked the rumor that he was within the film, however did seem to confess that he’d at the least tried to make it occur.
Sadly it’s not. Tried my finest🤷🏻♂️ https://t.co/Dfn6UGzzlb
— Particular person,Girl, Dave Bautista,Digicam,TV (@DaveBautista) July 31, 2020
There’s already mentioned to be greater than sufficient villains to maintain Robert Pattinson occupied in The Batman, and we’ve additionally already seen the way it seems when the Caped Crusader has too many foes to take care of in his films, however the opportunity of Bautista exhibiting up as Bane in some unspecified time in the future in Reeves’ proposed trilogy shouldn’t be discounted simply but, as there’s no denying that the 51 year-old can be a strong alternative for the position.