Smashing Pumpkins’ frontman Billy Corgan announced in an interview with Variety.com that he has joined Impact Wrestling as a the senior producer of creative and talent development.
“There is a tremendous opportunity to go into really fresh, new directions,” Corgan told Variety.com. “Having characters who explore race or transgender issues is certainly a possibility. There are ways to explore those themes in ways that are productive, create new stars and show that value-based ‘babyfaces’, no matter what their background, no matter where they come from, can draw new audiences and inspire people in new ways.”
Also, TNA President Dixie Carter commented on Corgan joining the promotion:
“We need to make our existing characters have a greater depth to them,” Carter said. “We want the stories to have a depth and a meaning to someone that is relevant today. Billy can really help that.”
You read the full story at Variety.com.