Chris Van Vliet Shares Why Roman Reigns Will Have to Leave WWE for Hollywood Success

Published 10/24/2021, 12:44 PM EDT
HOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA – JULY 13: Roman Reigns and Dwayne Johnson attend the Premiere Of Universal Pictures’ “Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw” at Dolby Theatre on July 13, 2019 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Tommaso Boddi/WireImage)


Roman Reigns is currently at the top of his career in WWE. Different people had different opinions about him. Some praise him and some criticize him.

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However, The Tribal Chief has been very successful when it comes to the professional wrestling world. But what about his Hollywood career? Can his Hollywood Career be as successful as his professional wrestling career?

Recently, Chris Van Vliet appeared in a recent episode of The Wrestling Inc. Daily. Chris Van Vliet has interviewed many top celebrities. But during the episode, Van Vliet claimed his interview of The Rock to be his favorite so far.

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Later on, Van Vliet talked about which WWE superstar can be the next big Hollywood star in the future. And one of the names was Roman Reigns. But Van Vliet feels that if any wrestler really wants to make it big in Hollywood, he can’t be an active wrestler.

Well, we all know about The Rock’s success in Hollywood. In fact, he is a great example for every professional wrestler who wants to be successful in Hollywood. But, in the case of Reigns, he has only appeared in Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw till now. But can Reigns follow in the footsteps of his cousin and make it big in Hollywood?

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Chris Van Vliet reveals how Roman Reigns can have success in Hollywood

Chris Van Vliet gave examples of The Rock, John Cena and Batista and admitted how all three of them left wrestling behind to kind of have success in Hollywood.

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During the interview, he said, “So I think if it’s Becky or I think if it’s Roman, they’re gonna start to put in the work now with those guest spots, and we’ve seen that. Roman’s been in a few things.”

“I think, though, that if they really want to take it seriously, they have to dive all the way in, and I love the phrase that says ‘if you chase two rabbits, you’ll catch none,’ and I think that that’s really true,” he added.

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Roman Reigns has been making all the headlines in WWE recently. He is enjoying a great run as the WWE Universal Champion and even got the better of Brock Lesnar at the Crown Jewel PPV. Thus, for now, it looks extremely unlikely that Reigns will leave WWE to have success in Hollywood.

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Shouvik Nath

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Shouvik Nath is a WWE and AEW author at EssentiallySports. Having completed his graduation from St.Xavier’s College, Shouvik wished to follow his passion for pro wrestling.

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