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Last weekend we witnessed an event like no other, WrestleMania XL is a before and after in the creative direction of WWE and both nights were full of moments that prove it. The most significant being the end of Roman Reigns‘ historic reign as Undisputed WWE Universal Champion and the beginning of Cody Rhodes as the top face of the company. In the face of rumors involving the future of the Tribal Chief, it is clear that a major coup has occurred and many pieces need to be put back in order.

But where is Roman Reigns? Well, it looks like we finally have answers. The Tribal Chief is seemingly going Hollywood like his cousin, The Rock. And with this new venture, he may return with a new gimmick as well.

Roman Reigns goes to Hollywood


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After Roman Reigns’ loss to Cody Rhodes at WrestleMania 40, the Tribal Chief made it clear that he intends to move forward and hinted that a fresh path awaits him through his social networks. And now, social media is abuzz with a story shared by Keke Palmer that shows Reigns being busy in a photoshoot for a Hollywood movie. And according to a few sources, the movie is titled, ‘Good Fortune’.

A new path has been carved out in the WWE with the top of the card completely revamped. It’s clear that Cody Rhodes has his work cut out for him as the new Undisputed WWE Champion. With Damian Priest as the brand new WWE World Heavyweight Champion, the company is in expert hands and Roman Reigns will step into a completely unfamiliar landscape than he left as champion. But even he might surprise the WWE Universe with a new Hollywood Reigns gimmick.


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The Beginning of Hollywood Reigns excites the pro wrestling faithful

As soon as social media found out about Reigns’ new movie, they made a splash with speculations of a new gimmick. Just like the Rock turned into Hollywood Rock, fans expect Reigns to turn into Hollywood Reigns. And both cousins can face each other for being the head of the Bloodline. Voicing out their theories, here are some reactions:

One fan believes that a Hollywood Reigns gimmick is one that will be remembered for generations to come.

This user is hyped up to see Hollywood Reigns face Hollywood Rock.

Another user felt that the Hollywood version of Roman Reigns would be take over the Rock’s Bloodline.

One user believes that Roman Reigns will start his own version of the Bloodline.


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This user, too, wants a new Hollywood gimmick for Roman Reigns.


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Well, it surely looks like fans are excited to see a new version of Roman Reigns. After all, there might be a new Tribal Chief in town. What do you think? Should there be a Hollywood gimmick for Reigns? Let us know in the comments.

Written by

Abhishek Kumar Das


One take at a time

Abhishek Kumar Das is a WWE writer at EssentiallySports. Having previously worked as a researcher, journalist, and combat sports editor, Abhishek is uniquely poised to deliver wrestling news that is both straightforward and backed by facts. A die-hard Jeff Hardy fan, and a defender of heels to hell and beyond, he enjoys delving into the different storylines that both WWE and other promotions have to offer.
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Amal Joyce