The movie will be directed by John Requa and Glenn Ficarra and released by Sony Pictures
VINCE McMAHON is set to have a film about his life in wrestling made.
The movie – which looks to have the WWE owner’s blessing – will be directed by John Requa and Glenn Ficarra and released by Sony Pictures.
His own studio will be involved and will show his rise up to the top of the wrestling business with the company that is now the biggest promotion in the world.
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It was chart the early days of his grandfather starting up, his dad’s control and then Vince taking over and turning the company into a global brand.
Vince, 71, grew up in a trailer park with his mother in North Carolina and did not have contact with his father until he was 12.
McMahon’s influence and the superstar’s he brought through are also expected to be shown in the feature.
Under his ownership, wrestlers such as The Rock have gone on to become household names and have careers in Hollywood.
Other stars that have come through the ranks include Hulk Hogan, John Cena, Stone Cold Steve Austin and the recently retired Undertaker.
Requa and Ficarra have teamed up on a number of projects before including Focus, Crazy, Stupid, Love and Whiskey Tango Foxtrot.
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Penning the script of the life story will be Craig A. Williams who wrote Underdog.
Andrew Lazar will be producing with WWE Studios president Michael Luisi and Adam Goldworm.
Lazar had won the rights to the story which put the wheels in motion for the movie that WWE fans have been waiting for.