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People die and stuff blows up in “The Condemned 2,” a belated, barely related sequel generic enough to make the eminently forgettable 2007 original look like an oasis of cinematic personality. Sneaked into a handful of theaters nationwide simultaneous with its VOD launch on Nov. 6, this latest effort in the less-than-stellar annals of WWE Studios feature filmmaking will satisfy the target audience’s basic expectations for bombastic action in home formats — though even they are unlikely to be impressed.
While Scott Wiper’s earlier film was a rote mix of “The Most Dangerous Game” and a reality-tv theme set on a remote South Pacific island, Roel Reine’s New Mexico-shot follow-up ditches nearly all of that conceit. Wrestler Randy Orton plays Will Tanner, a bounty hunter leading a team of variously skilled tough guys on a mission to apprehend criminal-gambling entrepreneur Cyrus Merrick (Wes Studi), who, when staked out, is presiding »
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Ekta Kapoor and Remo Dsouza's ambitious superhero film A Flying Jatt, has pulled off a major casting coup. Mad Max villain Nathan Jones takes on the mantle of playing the 'Supervillain' to Tiger Shroff's superhero character. An elated Remo Dsouza says, "After watching Mad Max, I was blown away with Nathan's persona and performance. When I met him, I knew we had to have him on board. An internationally renowned wrestler and ace Hollywood baddie, Nathan adds immensely to our film. I'm looking forward to all the action sequences. Directing him will be one hell of a ride!" While Mad Max garnered a frenzy amongst audiences worldwide, and the 7 foot tall Nathan Jones stood out amongst the stellar cast. His physique and persona makes Jones the perfect nemesis to Tiger's Flying Jatt. Shubhodip Pal, CEO, Balaji Motion Pictures adds, "Nathan joins our crew as the big bad supervillain and »
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Can I get a "Hell yeah!" Wrestling fans should be rejoicing this morning as 2K has revealed that the one and only Stone Cold Steve Austin is the cover athlete for WWE 2K16 and will be featured throughout the game. Come inside to learn more.
I'm going to be honest here, wrestling just isn't what it used to be. I watched it all the time when I was younger, but over the last decade or so, haven't been able to get into it very much. For me, the highest point of the entertainment sport was the "Attitude" era, where The Rock and Stone Cold were prominent players along with other memorable wrestlers. So today's announcement that Stone Cold is on the cover of the new WWE 2K game, has me pretty giddy.
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3 items from 2015
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