The Miz and Wiper recruited for "The Marine: Homefront"
STAMFORD, Conn. – WWE Studios and Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment today announced WWE Superstar The Miz will star in "The Marine: Homefront," the third installment in "The Marine" franchise. This marks The Miz's first starring role in a film.
The action thriller will be directed by Scott Wiper, who directed "The Condemned" and wrote the screenplay with John Petro for "The Cold Light of Day" starring Henry Cavill, Bruce Willis and Sigourney Weaver. Principal photography will begin June 11 in Vancouver.
The Miz portrays a Marine who is forced to put his skills to the test when a radical militia group kidnaps his rebellious sister. The unrelenting soldier does whatever is necessary to save his sister and stop a terrorist attack masterminded by the militia leader.
Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment will handle worldwide distribution on Blu-ray, DVD, VOD and digital download. WWE will utilize its extensive global reach through its television, digital/social media and print assets to market the release of the film.