Various News: RAW, The Rock’s Next Films, Russo, Sandman


— The pre-sale for the June 3 RAW taping in Hartford, CT began this morning with the code WWECENA. There will be a pre-sale for the June 4 Smackdown in Long Island, New york tomorrow, with the code NVMC.

The Wall Street Journal has a story on parental bonding using pro wrestling.

— Fast & Furious 7, which may feature The Rock if it shoots this summer will be released on July 11, 2014. He is currently set to film Hercules.

— A new documentary called Obey the Giant looks at the street art of Shephard Fairey featuring the likeness of Andre the Giant and the word “OBEY”.

Here’s a synopsis: “Based on the true story of Shepard Fairey’s first act of street art, OBEY THE GIANT tells the story of a young skate punk challenging a big-city mayor and the powers-that-be at art school. Frustrated by his inability to gain respect within the confines of art school Shepard sets out to gain notoriety and acclaim by targeting the most powerful man in Providence, former Mayor Buddy Cianci. Risking expulsion and jail time Shepard plasters Andre the Giant’s face over the image of Cianci on a campaign billboard. As word of Shepard’s prank gets out, Shepard learns that art is a weapon and attention is both a blessing and a curse.”

— SHINE sent out the following today…

Here’s a special look at all the events that lead to the Arkham Asylum Steel Cage Match at SHINE 9! Leva Bates vs. the demented Kimberly inside a cage on Friday, April 19th, 2013 at 9 PM from The Orpheum in Ybor City, FL. Catch it live or on iPPV at!

— Here is the trailer for Kayfabe Commentaries Wrestling’s Most Awesome Manager DVD. New Jack, Stevie Richards, Vince Russo, Sandman, DDP, Sean Waltman and more discuss the topic…

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