Seth Carr, Tichina Arnold, Ken Marino and Adam Pally star alongside WWE Superstars in Jay Karas’ “The Main Event” for Netflix and WWE Studios
WWE Studios and Netflix are teaming up for a new, live-action family movie “The Main Event,” directed by Jay Karas (“Ali Wong: Hard Knock Wife,” “Break Point,” “Parks & Recreation”).
The film, based on an original screenplay by Larry Postel, will star Kofi Kingston, The Miz, Sheamus and other WWE Superstars alongside Seth Carr (“Black Panther”), Tichina Arnold (“The Neighborhood,” “Everybody Hates Chris”), Ken Marino (“The Other Two,” “Black Monday,” “Bad Milo”) and Adam Pally (“Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life,” “The Mindy Project”).
With Producer Richard Lowell from WWE Studios and Executive Producers WWE Studios’ Susan Levison and Maggie Malina, the film follows an 11-year-old aspiring wrestler who discovers a magical mask and enters a competition to become the next WWE Superstar.
Production began this week in Vancouver, British Columbia, and the film is expected to premiere on Netflix in 2020.