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POPULAR AEW star confirmed for movie role

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Swerve Strickland, a prominent figure in All Elite Wrestling (AEW), is set to make a significant leap into the world of cinema.

Strickland, known for his dynamic presence in the wrestling ring, has been confirmed to join the cast of the upcoming slasher movie “Stiletto.”

This move marks a notable transition for Strickland, showcasing his versatility and ambition beyond the wrestling arena.

“Stiletto”: A Glimpse into the Thriller with AEW Star Strickland

Directed by Samuel Rodriguez Jr., “Stiletto” promises to be a gripping slasher film. The plot revolves around the mysterious and gruesome murder of a local dancer.

A year after the tragedy, the victim’s sister, Lyric, portrayed by Gigi Gustin, embarks on a perilous journey to uncover the serial killer who continues to haunt and eliminate dancers on the anniversary of the murder.

The film also stars Charlotte McKinney and Colleen Camp, adding to its compelling ensemble.

Strickland’s Rising Stardom in AEW

Swerve Strickland’s journey in AEW has been nothing short of meteoric. His recent pursuits include challenging for the AEW World Championship, notably calling out Samoa Joe on a recent episode of Dynamite.

His victory over Daniel Garcia in the main event of last week’s Dynamite further cemented his status as a top-tier competitor in the wrestling world.

Wrestlers Transitioning to Film

Strickland isn’t the first AEW star to venture into the film industry. Former AEW World Champion MJF also made his mark on the silver screen with a role in “Iron Claw.”

This trend of wrestlers expanding their horizons into acting signifies a broader scope of opportunities for these versatile entertainers.


  • Who is Swerve Strickland? Swerve Strickland is a top star in All Elite Wrestling (AEW).
  • What movie has Swerve Strickland been cast in? He has been cast in the upcoming slasher movie “Stiletto.”
  • What is the plot of “Stiletto”? The film revolves around the search for a serial killer who targets dancers, following the murder of a dancer.
  • Who else stars in “Stiletto”? The film also features Gigi Gustin, Charlotte McKinney, and Colleen Camp.
  • Are other AEW stars involved in movies? Yes, former AEW World Champion MJF appeared in the movie “Iron Claw.”
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