1 minute ago While most biographical movies tend to take a one-and-done approach to their storytelling, there’s obviously plenty of story left by the time Fighting With My Family ends. So obviously, fans of WWE Superstar Paige are probably going to wonder if anyone involved with the film has approached the idea of a follow-up that jumps into the further depths of her career’s development. Well, as far as Paige herself is concerned, she seems game for another film, but as you’ll see below, she’s focused on the here and now: That’s certainly not a stone cold confirmation of any sort of a Fighting With My Family sequel, as the current film is just opening in theaters this weekend. However, with Paige on board and the movie ready to try and win the hearts of both wrestling loyalists and non-wrestling fans alike, it’s only a matter of time before someone starts to try and figure out just how to make another installment happen. Paige’s … [Read more...] about A Fighting With My Family Sequel? Here’s What Paige Has To Say
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Park City • The biggest movie star in Hollywood — in terms of box-office appeal and upper-body strength — would normally look out of place among the independent, non-mainstream artists who show their works at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival. But Sundance also likes stories about underdogs, and the movie Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson came to Park City to promote late Monday night is definitely one of those. Johnson was in attendance at The Ray Theatre in Park City for the world premiere of “Fighting With My Family,” a comedy based on the true story of Saraya-Jade Bevis, known to the world as Paige, the English pro wrestler who went from her family’s ramshackle wrestling circuit to becoming the youngest woman ever to win the WWE’s Divas Championship. Johnson, who is one of the movie’s producers and appears in it as himself, learned about Paige’s story in 2012 while shooting the sixth installment of the “Fast … [Read more...] about An English wrestler became the youngest woman to win WWE’s Divas Championship. Star Dwayne Johnson came to Sundance to promote a comedy about her life.
PUBLISHED: 16:32 29 January 2019 | UPDATED: 16:32 29 January 2019 Welcoming the Fighting With My Family crew to Norwich with a sweet treat from Macarons & More. Photo shows (L-R) our reporter Courtney, Pochin, Ricky Knight, Florence Pugh and Sweet Saraya. Photo: Tom Vince Archant Here’s a look at what some of the first reviewers have to say about Fighting With My Family which follows Norwich wrestler Paige and her rise to fame. When Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson met Norwich WWE star Paige -real name Saraya-Jade Bevis - back in 2012, he said he knew he had to tell her story.Now the movie of her rise to wrestling stardom, directed by Stephen Merchant and featuring key scenes filmed in Norwich, has premiered and the critics are weighing in.IGN reviewer Rosie Knight said: “It’s rare to see a representation of the reality of working class life in Britain, and Fighting With My Family paints a sweet and authentically diverse picture of life in Norwich, the … [Read more...] about Critics weigh in on Fighting With My Family
By Bob Strauss | [email protected] | Daily NewsPUBLISHED: December 26, 2018 at 10:03 am | UPDATED: December 26, 2018 at 10:04 am Before we get into the most obvious thing about the upcoming movies for 2019 – which is, Marvel is going to make a lot of money, again – can we first look forward to some great filmmakers who’ll be doing exactly what they want to do? Like Martin Scorsese, whose Netflix-backed “The Irishman” reunites our greatest living filmmaker with old cronies Robert De Niro, Joe Pesci and Harvey Keitel, and tosses Al Pacino into the bargain. It’s a mob epic that spans decades, with a lot of digital de-aging, at a price tag that’s been estimated somewhere between $140 and $175 million. Or Quentin Tarantino, who will apply his always distinctive, film-geek sensibility to that most notorious of showbiz-adjacent crimes, the Manson Murders. “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood” boasts its own superstar cast of Brad Pitt, Leonardo … [Read more...] about 2019 movie preview: Marvel looms large, but look who else is prepping releases
Video PUBLISHED: 17:06 23 December 2018 | UPDATED: 17:09 23 December 2018 WWE star Paige. WWE star Paige. Picture John Giamundo/2015 WWE, Inc © 2015 WWE, Inc. All Rights Reserved. A new trailer for a film based on Norwich WWE star Paige pokes fun at the city by suggesting it does not have running water or electricity. Fighting With My Family, due for release in February, focuses on Paige - real name Saraya-Jade Bevis - and her success as a wrestler.Key scenes were filmed in Norwich, including at the market and Mousehold Heath.And now a new trailer has been tweeted by Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson, who produced the film.He said: “One night in 2012 while filming Fast and Furious in London, I watched a local documentary about [Paige] and her real life crazy, hilarious, and inspiring wrestling family from Norwich, England. I knew I had to tell their story. Enjoy our new UK trailer.”Nick Frost, who plays Paige’s father Patrick ‘Rowdy Ricky … [Read more...] about New UK trailer released for film based on Norwich wrestler’s life