The Undertaker and Several Legends Shoot Interviews for WWE Evil Produced by John Cena

Published 10/01/2021, 7:30 AM EDT


WWE doesn’t stick to only in-ring productions for the fans’ entertainment. The company goes beyond the realms of pro-wrestling. It works on projects involving interviewing legends to create a unique series.

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As per reports, the company has been working on the WWE Evil Project. The idea behind this series is to bring together moments and Superstars who scared the audience with their segments. John Cena is the executive producer and narrator for the series.

Apart from Cena, other names reportedly involved with the series are The Undertaker, Hulk Hogan, The Godfather, Bayley, Randy Orton, Batista, The Usos, Paul Heyman, and others. Currently, it’s unknown when the series will premier, but the estimated timeline aims to release it on Peacock around Halloween.

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WWE is working on another project to increase reach

In other news, the wrestling entertainment giant is working on Samoan Ghost. It has already applied to trademark the name with the United States Patent and Trademark Office.

The idea behind this project is to increase the boundaries of WWE’s current entertainment services.

“SAMOAN GHOST™ trademark registration is intended to cover the categories of entertainment services. Namely, wrestling exhibitions and performances by a professional wrestler and entertainer rendered live. And, through broadcast media including television and radio, and via the internet or commercial online service; providing wrestling news and information via a global computer network, providing information in the fields of sports and entertainment via an online community portal, providing a website in the field of sports entertainment information; fan club services, namely, organizing sporting events in the field of wrestling for wrestling fan club members; organizing social entertainment events for entertainment purposes for wrestling fan club members; providing online newsletters in the fields of sports entertainment; online journals, namely blogs, in the field of sports entertainment.” H/t PWInsider

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Another ban coming Superstars’ way?

It’s unknown if Samoan Ghost will make it difficult for WWE Superstars to continue earning via endorsements. The description reveals “exhibitions and performances by a professional wrestler rendered live and through broadcast media”.

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Previously, the company banned the Superstars using their in-ring names to stream live on Twitch or other third party platforms. The only way they could continue doing so was by sharing the revenue with WWE, where the company took the larger chunk.

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If Samoan Ghost puts a ban on Superstars getting endorsed without sharing revenue, it could spark an outrage.

What is your opinion about this? Let us know in the comments below.

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Shuvangi Sen Chaudhury

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Shuvangi is a senior WWE and AEW author at EssentiallySports. She has over 1000 published WWE articles and also has experience in content operations with Forbes. Having completed her undergraduation from Royal Holloway, University of London, Shuvangi is closely aligned to the fitness industry, having amateur skills levels in tennis and basketball while rowing at a regatta level.

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