— As previously reported, CHIKARA is set to return on May 25 with
the “You Only Live Twice” show. The promotion was bought at an auction by Robbie
Ellis and revived in February at the National Pro Wrestling Day event. Before
that weekend, the film The Ashes of CHIKARA will premiere at a screening on May
5th in Collegeville, Pennsylvania. The screening begins at 8 PM at the Movie
Tavern and will include a Q&A with the film’s creators after the screening.
It will be released digitally at shop.wrestlingis.com on May 9th
and you can get it a day early by pre-ordering. The film soundtrack is available
on iTunes and Amazon now.
— The May 25th weekend show is now a full weekend event that
kicks off with “LuchaBowl” on May 24th, a fundraiser for the Easton,
Pennsylvania chapter of Make-A-Wish. Afterwards will be a fan event, titled
“CHIKARA Potluck Cookout Thing” at 4:30 which will lead into Wrestling is Fun’s
Tag World Grand Prix at 7:30. You can find out more information here.
— The CHIKARA video game Rudo Resurrection is back on track, with
the promotion partnering with Rotary Games for a side-scrolling beat-em-up style
game. A Kickstarter is coming shortly; you can find out more here.
— Below are the promotion’s future-planned shows:
* June 21st: Quantum of Solace in Chicago, Illinois
21st: Diamonds are Forever in Chicago, Illinois
* June 22nd: Goldfinger in
* July 19th: The Living Daylights in New York City
July 20th: The World is Not Enough in Revere, Massachusetts
* August 16th:
Permis de Tuer in Limoilou, Quebec
* August 17th: Vivre et Laisser Mourir in
— The latest CHIKARA “events center” video is below: