Archive for Wrestling

The Rock stars in Pain & Gain: Top Five performances by wrestlers

Posted in TOP FIVES with tags , , , , , , , on May 1, 2013 by Ross McD


Can you smell what The Rock is cooking? A considerable acting wage, on top of his presumably astronomical wrestling fees. Before the days when the likes of Dwayne Johnson could just pick and choose the roles he prefers, you had to be a pretty special wrestler to make the crossover from TV into movies. As Michael Bay’s Pain & Gain, starring The Rock, steamrolls its way to the top of the US box office, Ross McD looks at some wrestlers who shone outside the ring. Continue reading