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Batista: Major WWE Superstar set to star in new film with ‘The Animal’

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The world of professional wrestling and Hollywood have often intertwined, with many WWE stars transitioning to the big screen. One such star is Batista, who gained global success with his role as “Drax” in Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy.

His success has opened doors for him in Hollywood, allowing him to secure roles of his choice.

However, for other WWE stars, opportunities to break into Hollywood can be scarce. But occasionally, they luck out and score a role alongside one of the company’s alumni. This time, it’s Drew McIntyre’s turn to step into the spotlight.

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Batista: Drew McIntyre’s Hollywood Break

Drew McIntyre, a top WWE star, has been cast in an upcoming movie with Dave Bautista. The news comes as a surprise to many, as McIntyre is currently embroiled in a feud with Imperium leader and Intercontinental Champion GUNTHER on Monday Night Raw.

McIntyre’s absence from the upcoming Monday’s WWE Raw was initially a mystery. However, according to PWInsider, the real reason for McIntyre’s absence is his involvement in a new action film entitled “The Killer’s Game.” The movie will also star Ice Cube, adding another layer of star power to the mix.

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Plot of “The Killer’s Game”

“The Killer’s Game” is an action film with an intriguing plot. Bautista plays a hired assassin who takes out a contract on himself when he learns he is terminally ill.

However, after learning the diagnosis was incorrect, he has to fight to save his life against everyone coming to collect the contract.

While the specifics of McIntyre’s role are yet to be revealed, his involvement in such a high-profile project is a significant step in his career. It’s a testament to the growing trend of WWE stars making their mark in Hollywood.

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McIntyre’s Recent WWE Return

Before this news broke, McIntyre recently made his in-ring return in a tag team win alongside Matt Riddle over Imperium’s Ludvig Kaiser and Giovanni Vinci.

The former two-time WWE Champion’s return was met with excitement from fans, and his new Hollywood venture is sure to generate even more buzz.

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