Wrestling Family The Von Erichs Biopic on the Way From BBC Films

Wrestling Family The Von Erichs Biopic on the Way From BBC Films

The Von Erich family is wrestling royalty, and now their story will be told to a wide audience. The family will be the subject of a new film set up at BBC Films. Sean Dorkin (Martha Marcy May Marlene) will helm the project. Tessa Ross and Juliette Howell will produce from House Productions. "I'm very […]

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Remembering the Career of WWE HOF Announcer "Mean" Gene Okerlund

Beloved WWE announcer and Hall of Fame member "Mean" Gene Okerlund, created some wonderful memories for wrestling fans through his near five decades in the grappling world. WWE is saddened to learn that WWE Hall of Famer Gene Okerlund, the most recognizable interviewer in sports-entertainment history, has passed away at age 76. https://t.co/DyPiEiVLoV — WWE (@WWE) […]

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Do You Miss WWE's Attitude Era? You Should Watch NJPW [Opinion]

I've been preaching about New Japan Pro Wrestling (NJPW) for the past few years now, and I keep getting asked by fellow wrestling fans why they should watch it. Time and time again I hear people complain about how they can't stand WWE's current programming. They hate the writing, they hate the direction characters they […]

Lauren Looks Back: The Showcase of the Immortals, WrestleMania 1

Happy WrestleMania Sunday, everyone! I'm so excited for this year's event, especially for the Nia Jax/Alexa Bliss and Charlotte Flair/Asuka matches. WrestleMania has been one of the biggest wrestling events (if not the biggest) for years now — 34, to be exact. So for today's Lauren Looks Back, I'll be taking a brief look back […]

WWE Hasbro Book is on Kickstarter Now, and it Looks Like a Collector's Dream, Brother

WWE collectors: you are needed. Currently seeking funding on Kickstarter is a book that aims to be the ultimate resource of information on the classic Hasbro wrestling figures. These classic figures, made in multiple poses and featuring battle actions, are some of the most-beloved and collectible figures based on wrestlers you can get. I have […]

The Toys That Made Us: 6 Brands That We are Going to Need Episodes on Pronto

The Toys That Made Us, an 8-part documentary series (as the theme song would tell you) now streaming on Netflix details the histories behind everyone's favorite toy lines. The first four episodes discuss in detail and with great reverence the vintage Kenner Star Wars line, Barbie and her complicated history (featuring the creepiest…statue? Ever.), Masters […]

Netflix's GLOW Is The Best New Binge Worthy Series

Even if you're not a fan of modern WWF style wrestling, you will enjoy Netflix's new series Glow.  Based on the events of the real Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling cable series from 1986, the new show chronicles the road to the ring and the personalities of the ladies of the first crop of lady wrestlers. […]

A Noobs First Wrestling Event: Lauren Goes To WWE's Extreme Rules PPV.

Between 1989-2001 I was dedicated to watching wrestling every Monday night (then Thursday), and of course I watched every pay per view my dad ordered. Back then Shawn Michaels, Scott Hall, and Kevin Nash were my favorite wrestlers. I was livid when they lost, and overjoyed when they won. It was also the time when […]

Ravishing Rick Rude To Make 2017 WWE Hall Of Fame Class Way Sexier

What Bleeding Cool would like now is for all you fat, ugly, comic book reading sweathogs to keep the noise down while we take off our robe and show the ladies in the audience the latest inductee into the 2017 Hall of Fame: Ravishing Rick Rude. The best wrestler to ever portray a male stripper/gigolo gimmick, Rick Rude wrestled for […]