Brodus Clay To Star in New WWE Film, 2 More Films Announced

Nick Paglino

Brodus ClayAccording to Variety.com, WWE Studios will be teaming up with Lionsgate Films for a 2 movie deal.

The following are excerpts from the report:

Studio will team with the Connecticut-based entertainment company on a reboot of "Leprechaun," the 1993 horror pic that was one of the first starring roles for Jennifer Aniston and an indie hit. Pic was produced by now defunct studio Trimark, which was eventually absorbed by Lionsgate in 2000.

Upcoming films for WWE Studios include "No One Lives," starring Luke Evans and WWE personality Brodus Clay, "Barricade," starring Eric McCormack; and cult hit "The Day" starring "Lost" vet Dominic Monaghan, Shawn Ashmore, and Ashley Bell, which was purchased at the 2011 Toronto Film Festival.

Lionsgate and WWE have teamed before on pics "See No Evil" and "The Condemned."

The report notes that Leprechaun is set for a 2013 release, and has yet to have a writer, director or cast attached to it.

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