WWE to Politics: John Cena Becomes US Presidential Candidate in Reel Life

Published 09/25/2021, 9:25 AM EDT


Pro-wrestling legend John Cena is currently enjoying his newfound success in Hollywood. And the former WWE Champion is certainly living up to the expectations of the film fanatics.

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Cena is currently enjoying the success of his recent project called “The Vacation Friends” which is streaming on Hulu and the fans are just loving it. Now, it has been announced that Cena has been cast in a movie with much more political drama and action called The Independent.

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According to Deadline, the WWE legend is joining the cast alongside the Oscar-winning actor Kathy Bates. They will join Brian Cox and Jodie Turner-Smith in a political thriller.

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The Exchange is an international sales company and is currently busy with actress Kaley Cuoco’s ‘Meet Cute’ and Morgan Freeman’s ‘Muti’. However, CEO O’Shea is pretty excited about having the legendary Kathy Bates and Cena on the board for the project.

DAYTONA BEACH, FL – FEBRUARY 21: John Cena speaks to the media during a press conference prior to the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series DAYTONA 500 at Daytona International Speedway on February 21, 2016, in Daytona Beach, Florida. (Photo by Sarah Crabill/NASCAR via Getty Images)

“We’re incredibly excited to partner with Kathy Bates and John Cena on The Independent. Kathy’s exceptional acting skills, paired with Cena’s global appeal and ability to transform on-screen, make them incredible additions to this film. We couldn’t be happier that they’ve signed on,” said O’Shea.

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What do you think of John Cena’s Hollywood journey? Let us know in the comments.

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Prithvi Mishra

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Prithvi Mishra is a WWE and AEW author for EssentiallySports. Having started his career as a UFC writer, Prithvi has nearly 2 years worth of experience in covering combat sports. Eventually, Prithvi decided to write for his passion and first love- pro wrestling.

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