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First Trailer Released For Upcoming Andre The Giant HBO Documentary

HBO have released the first trailer for the upcoming Andre The Giant documentary. The documentary, which finished production recently, is currently scheduled to be released in Spring 2018.

Andre The Giant Documentary To Debut On HBO

WWE sent out the following: “ANDRE THE GIANT” TO DEBUT ON HBO NEW YORK AND STAMFORD, CONN., February 13, 2017 – HBO Sports, WWE® (NYSE: WWE) and the Bill Simmons Media Group will produce ANDRE THE GIANT, a documentary film examining the life and career of one of the most beloved legends in WWE history,  Continue Reading »

Shane McMahon Discusses Vince McMahon Pitching WrestleMania 3 Match To Andre The Giant

In a recent interview with ESPN, WWE SmackDown Live commissioner Shane McMahon commented on a variety of subjects, including his father Vince McMahon pitching the historic WrestleMania 3 match between Hulk Hogan and Andre The Giant to Andre himself. “Obviously, going into WrestleMania 3 and I don’t know if lots of people know this or  Continue Reading »

New Names Confirmed For WWE 2K17

IGN’s official website have confirmed more names for the upcoming WWE 2K17 video game, which is scheduled to be released on October 11th, 2016 in North America and on October 14th, 2016 worldwide on the XBOX One, XBOX 360, PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3. The new names confirmed this week are: Alicia Fox, Andre The  Continue Reading »

Full Details On Planned Andre The Giant Biopic

Lion Forge Comics and Stone Village sent out the following: LION FORGE COMICS AND STONE VILLAGE PARTNER ON ANDRE THE GIANT BIOPIC Los Angeles, CA – Lion Forge Comics and producers Scott Steindorff and Dylan Russell have partnered to develop a feature film about the life of legendary pro wrestler Andre “the Giant” Roussimoff, based  Continue Reading »

HBO Working On Andre The Giant Documentary

Former ESPN personality Bill Simmons will be releasing a documentary on WWE Hall of Famer Andre The Giant for HBO, according to a report from Vanity Fair. As of writing, it is unknown as to when the documentary will be available.

New Andre The Giant Graphic Novel To Be Released Next Year

A new graphic novel on the life of former WWF Champion and the first-ever member of the WWE Hall of Fame, Andre The Giant, will be released next year by Lion Forge Comics and will be written by Eisner Awards-nominated writer Brandon Easton with art from Dennis Medri, according to a report from PWInsider.com. The  Continue Reading »

Updated List Of Names For Andre The Giant Memorial Battle Royal At WrestleMania 30

WWE have confirmed 20 names for the Andre The Giant Memorial Battle Royal at the WrestleMania 30 pay-per-view on April 6th. As noted, 30 men will take part in the Battle Royal to crown the first-ever winner of the Andre The Giant Memorial Trophy. The full list of confirmed talent is: Big E, Ryback, Curtis  Continue Reading »

Full Coverage Of WWE Network Announcement; Launch Date & Price Confirmed

WWE announced at the International Consumer Electronics Show tonight in Las Vegas, Nevada that they will finally launch the WWE Network immediately after WWE RAW on February 24th, 2014, with the WWE Network costing $9.99 per month. The first pay-per-view to air on the WWE Network live will be the WrestleMania 30 pay-per-view on April  Continue Reading »

WWE Poll Fans Again On Potential DVD Releases

WWE sent out a survey to fans earlier today asking for their feedback on potential DVD releases including a compilation of The Nexus matches, The Best of Sting, a Paul Heyman documentary, a Bruno Sammartino documentary and much more. The full list of potential titles is below: – Paul Heyman Documentary – Best Of World  Continue Reading »

WWE 2K14 To Celebrate 30 Years Of WrestleMania; Hulk Hogan & Andre The Giant Confirmed

2K Sports sent out the following: 2K Introduces 30 Years of WrestleMania® Mode in WWE 2K14® Groundbreaking single-player campaign slated to transcend three decades of high profile matches and memorable moments in WWE history NEW YORK – 2K today announced that WWE® 2K14, the forthcoming release in the WWE® flagship video game franchise, will include  Continue Reading »

Video: The Making Of WWE’s Andre The Giant Statue

WWE sent out the following: WWE takes you inside New York City’s ATTA Inc., studios for an exclusive look at the making of WWE’s larger-than-life Andre the Giant statue.

Video: Larry Hennig Discusses WWE’s Usage Of His Grandson Michael McGillicutty

Arda Ocal sent out the following: I had a chance to speak with wrestling legend Larry “The Axe” Hennig, father of “Mr. Perfect” Curt Hennig and grandfather of WWE superstar Michael McGillicutty. In the clip, Hennig talks about his initial displeasure of his grandson not using the “Hennig” name but then details a conversation he  Continue Reading »

Video: Brutus Beefcakes Discusses Earning The Respect Of Andre The Giant

Arda Ocal sent out the following: Arda Ocal (@arda_ocal) of theScore Television Network caught up with Brutus “The Barber” Beefcake. Beefcake appears more open in this piece that in some interviews in the past. Highlights: Pat Patterson giving him “The Barber” and how it spawned from a simple rib Watching Hulk Hogan play baseball as  Continue Reading »

HHH Discusses His Role As WWE Executive, The Ultimate Warrior, More

In an interview with The Los Angeles Times to promote this Sunday’s WWE WrestleMania XXVIII pay-per-view in Miami, Florida, WWE executive Triple H commented on a various amount of topics including the transition from being a wrestler to being an executive for the WWE, The Ultimate Warrior and if we could see him in the  Continue Reading »

Jim Duggan To Conduct Book Signing In Coral Gables, FL On Mania Weekend

Bill Ares sent out the following: HACKSAW JIM DUGGAN TO CONDUCT BOOK SIGNING IN CORAL GABLES Contact: Bill Ames / 312-337-0747, ext. 326 / bames@ipgbook.com WHAT: Book signing with Hacksaw Jim Duggan WHERE: Books & Books, 265 Aragon Avenue, Coral Gables, Fla. 33134 WHEN: Monday, April 2, 2012 from 6:00-7:00 p.m. ET WHY: To sign  Continue Reading »

Video: Arda Ocal Sits Down With Bret “The Hitman” Hart

Arda Ocal sent out the following: REMINDER: Just a quick note to remind fans that Arda will be appearing on our radio show, Wrestling News Radio on March 25th, from 5-7pm Eastern, so be sure to tune in. Arda Ocal (@arda_ocal) of The Score Television Network had a chance to sit down and interview WWE  Continue Reading »

Press Release: Bruno Sammartino On Busted Open Radio Interview Recap

Dave LaGreca sent out the following: Wrestling legend Bruno Sammartino was a recent guest on the latest edition of Busted Open Radio hosted by Doug Mortman and Dave La Greca. Busted Open Radio can be heard every Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 2-4 p.m. Eastern on Sirius 94 and XM 208. Bruno Sammartino on the  Continue Reading »

Jim Ross Remembers Andre The Giant On 19th Anniversary Of His Passing

In a blog for MattyCollector.com, WWE Hall of Famer wrote about his memories of Andre The Giant, who passed away 19 years ago today. The rememberance is below. “Andre knew that he had an illness known as acromegaly, where the body produces too much human growth hormone. At that time, there was no cure for  Continue Reading »

“Rowdy” Roddy Piper To Appear On This Monday’s WWE RAW

WWE sent out the following: John Cena to enter Piper’s Pit on Raw WWE.com has just confirmed that Monday’s WWE Raw SuperShow will kick off with a special presentation of WWE Hall of Famer “Rowdy” Roddy Piper’s always inflammatory Piper’s Pit. The Rowdy One’s guest? None other than John Cena. The site of some of  Continue Reading »