The film features the voices of Will Arnett, Terry Crews, Geraldine Viswanathan, Joe “Roman Reigns” Anoa’i, Tony Danza, Becky Lynch, Susan Kelechi Watson, Stephen A. Smith, Jimmy Tatro, Ben Schwartz and Michael Buffer.
The film is set in a world where monster wrestling is a global sport and monsters are superstar athletes. Teenage Winnie seeks to follow in her father’s footsteps by coaching a loveable underdog monster into a champion.
Rumble is directed by Hamish Grieve and produced by Mark Bakshi and Brad Booker. The film will be released in theaters on January 29, 2021.
Susan Levison and Richard Lowell serve as executive producers for WWE Studios and the producers also include Jeff Fierson, Steve O’Brien, Chuck Peil, Frank Smith, and Naia Cucukov. Reel FX and Walden Media are also producers on the film.
WWE Studios is WWE’s multi-platform content division that develops and produces scripted and non-scripted series, documentaries and feature films. WWEStudios has produced the feature film Fighting with My Family in association with MGM and Seven Bucks Productions.
It is currently in production on The Main Event, a feature film for Netflix; The Big Show Show, a live-action comedy series for Netflix; and Fight Like a Girl, an unscripted series for Quibi.
Recent projects also include Andre the Giant, an Emmy-nominated documentary in partnership with HBO, as well as hit shows Total Divas and Total Bellas on E! and Miz & Mrs. on USA.
Mireille Soria, President of Paramount Animation, previously said that “Rumble is steeped in the world of wrestling, and what better partners to help bring this world to life than WWE. They bring a pedigree and institutional excellence that is unmatched, and we couldn’t be happier to collaborate with them on this special film.
“We are thrilled to have a seasoned and dynamic cast in place to breathe life into this exciting story, and can’t wait to bring it to audiences.”
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