Cast announced for new Netflix WWE Studios movie
SETH CARR, TICHINA ARNOLD, KEN MARINO, and ADAM PALLY STAR WITH WWE SUPERSTARS IN JAY KARAS’ THE MAIN EVENT FOR NETFLIX & WWE STUDIOS
Production on the Live Action Family Movie Commences This Week in Vancouver
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Based on an original screenplay by Larry Postel.
Director: Jay Karas (Ali Wong: Hard Knock Wife, Break Point, Parks & Recreation)
Producers: WWE Studios’ Richard Lowell
Executive Producers: WWE Studios’ Susan Levison, along with Maggie Malina
Cast: Starring Seth Carr (Black Panther), Tichina Arnold (The Neighborhood, Everybody Hates Chris), Ken Marino (The Other Two, Black Monday, Bad Milo), and Adam Pally (Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life, The Mindy Project) alongside WWE superstars Kofi Kingston, The Miz and Sheamus, among others.
Logline: After discovering a magical mask, an 11-year-old aspiring wrestler enters a competition to become the next WWE superstar.
Production is currently underway in Vancouver and the film is expected to premiere on Netflix in 2020.
The Main Event joins a growing slate of live action movies featuring kids and teens and made for families, which includes the upcoming comedy Tall Girl, A Babysitter’s Guide to Monster Hunting, and Hello, Universe, based on Erin Entrada Kelly’s Newbery Award-winning, New York Times bestselling novel.
June 19, 2019 12:45pm ET by Netflix