Netflix & WWE Team Up for Superstar-Studded Family Movie The Main Event

WWE is tag teaming with Netflix for an all-new project, as the streaming service will premiere a new live-action movie from WWE Studios sometime next year. Called The Main Event the family movie will be directed by Jay Karas (Parks and Recreation), based on an original screenplay by Larry Postel. All from WWE Studios, Richard Lowell is producing, with Susan Levison and Maggie Malina executive producing. Production on the project has already begun this week in Vancouver, British Columbia, suggesting the movie is already on the fast-track to premiere on Netflix in 2020.

The Main Event follows an 11-year-old boy with ambitions of becoming a professional wrestler for WWE. All he can do is dream until he finds a mysterious, magical mask which leads to him joining a competition to become a WWE Superstar. Heading the cast will be Seth Carr (Black Panther) in the lead role, joined by Tichina Arnold

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