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WHAT WWE STARS WILL BE ON THE SOUP! SPECIAL, PUNK TALKS LOTS OF STUFF, DAMIEN ENLIGHTENS THE UNWASHED MASSES IN PHILLY AND LOTS MORE WWE NEWS

By Mike Johnson on 2012-11-16 16:23:03
The WWE-inspired episode of the Soup was shot last week in Los Angeles with Miz, Eve Torres and Hornswoggle.  Joan Rivers will also appear on the episode.  Cue Wrestlemania 2 footage!

Andy Burns
has reviewed the new WWE NWO: Revolution DVD set at this link.
Brian Socia
sent the following....Damien Sandow called in and spoke with Brian Soscia to promote this weekend's Survivor Series. The enlightenment didn't stop there as Sandow also spoke about the injury to his tag team partner Cody Rhodes, an activity he was forbidden to do as a child, the best advice he has ever received,  some Sandow family issues and much more!  The unwashed masses will love this interview, which you can listen to at this link.

Devin Cutting sent the following.....The meet & greet with Sin Cara in Indianapolis on November 17th has been moved to the HH Gregg store at 8921 US 31. It's original location was Best Buy.

WWE champion CM Punk was interviewed by Playstation's Access Channel 58:

The Herald News featured a piece on Sgt. Slaughter appearing in Fall River, MA at this link.

Devin also sent the following....NXT Wrestling presents "Fan Appreciation Night" on Friday, December 14th, 2012 at the Armory in Brooksville, Florida. The autograph session begins at 6:30 PM and the show begins at 7:30 PM. Free pictures with Santa Claus and the NXT divas will be available.

As we noted a few days ago, Dwayne Johnson has signed on for a new Hercules film to be directed by Brett Ratner.  Here is the official press release:


Paramount Pictures and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios to partner for Hercules

HOLLYWOOD, California – Paramount Pictures, a division of Viacom, Inc., and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios announced today that they will co-produce the upcoming film Hercules, starring Dwayne Johnson and directed by Brett Ratner. The film is set to begin production in early 2013.

Based on Radical Studio’s graphic novel “Hercules: The Thracian Wars,” the ensemble-action film is a revisionist take on the classic myth set in a grounded world where the supernatural does not exist.

The screenplay was adapted by Ryan Condal, with revisions by Evan Spiliotopoulos. Producers are Beau Flynn, Barry Levine and Brett Ratner; executive producers are Peter Berg, Sarah Aubrey and Jesse Berger.

Johnson, who earlier this year starred in the box-office hit Journey 2: The Mysterious Island, will next be seen in the highly anticipated sequel G.I. Joe: Retaliation, from Paramount Pictures, MGM and Skydance Productions, in association with HASBRO, directed by John M. Chu and written by Rhett Reese & Paul Wernick, on March 29, 2013, and will then co-star in Paramount Pictures’ Pain and Gain on April 26, 2013, based on the Magazine Article by Pete Collins, screenplay by Christopher Markus & Stephen McFeely and directed by Michael Bay.

In May, Johnson will reprise his role in Fast and Furious 6, the next chapter in the successful franchise. The actor is represented by WME and Manager Dany Garcia of The Garcia Companies.