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Filming wraps for WWE Studios’ first movie with Netflix

A new report has shed some more light on the first movie that WWE Studios and Netflix are working on.

The movie will be titled, The Main Event, started filming in June in Vancouver, British Columbia and just finished up shooting, according to Pwinsider.com.

WWE Studios have been working to develop original feature films that will be directed towards family audiences with Netflix with plans to release them on the streaming service.

It should be noted that WWE has yet to announce the film but has confirmed a relationship with Netflix as they will be producing a sitcom featuring The Big Show on the streaming service.

The movie tells the story of a ten-year-old boy who is bullied but dreams of growing up to become a WWE professional wrestler. However, he gets to live his dream earlier when he discovers the secret to having super-strength in his breakfast cereal, becoming “The Spaghetti Kid.”

Otis of Heavy Machinery, Sheamus, The Miz, Beth Phoenix, Mauro Ranallo and Kofi Kingston have filmed scenes for the film.  WWE NXT star Babatunde has been cast in the role of the lead villain of the film while Lee will have a big role in the movie.

The film also features a number of independent talent, including Ace Steel. The screenplay was written by Larry Postel.






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