According to a report from Deadline, Alison Brie is scheduled to be featured in the upcoming Netflix wrestling comedy G.L.O.W., which was given a 10-episode straight-to-series order. The show will be produced by Jenji Kohan (Orange is the New Black) and was created by Liz Flahive and Carly Mensch.
According to the website, the show was inspired by the female wrestling promotion of the same name (G.L.O.W). The show is set in the 1980s and follows Ruth (Brie), a struggling actress who tries to live out her dreams after joining the titular promotion, which broadcasts a weekly series about female wrestlers. Tara Herrmann will also executive produce, with Flahive and Mensch as showrunners.
The original wrestling series ran for four seasons from Las Vegas. It featured sketches and songs in addition to wrestling.
Kevin Kelly posted a new Ring of Honor news update video on Monday. During the video, he revealed that the company will be announcing plans to add new championships to the company today (Tuesday). After talking about the events from the Field of Honor show, Kelly said that today (Tuesday) they will announce the “first new championship in Ring of Honor in over seven years.”
According to sources, the announcement today will not be a new Women’s Championship: