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WWE Confirms New Movie Deal, Lawler Defeats Cole, Country Stars In Attendance

– WWE confirmed over the weekend via press release that they have partnered with Anchor Bay Films to co-distribute action thriller The Day, which stars Shawn Ashmore, Dominic Monaghan, Shannyn Sossamon and Ashley Bell. WWE Studios President Michael Luisi said:

“With the incredible audience reaction it saw at Toronto (Film Festival), we knew that The Day would be a great addition to our brand. By combining the marketing power of our television, digital/social media and print assets with Anchor Bay’s tremendous distribution capabilities and successful track record, we look forward to bringing this film to a broad audience.”

– Jerry Lawler returned to the ring at Sunday night’s SmackDown live event in Nashville, Tennessee. He defeated Michael Cole in a Street Fight. The match saw interference from Camacho, Hunico and finally The Great Khali.

– Country music stars Trace Adkins and Randy Houser were in attendance for Sunday’s SmackDown live event in Nashville, Tennessee.

  • Splash

    Why waste time on having Lawler and Cole in a street fight. You got Arn Anderson saying the young guys need to have more matches and then they book stuff like that? I know it’s a house show and it’d be entertaining for the kids to watch but common. Cole and Lawler should be using that time to get their announcing skills up to par for Mania.