‘Stone Cold’ Steve Merchant


Most people know wrestler-turned action star Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson is one of the hardest blokes around. Who do you think he might have drafted in as his tag team partner? That’s right, it’s only lanky co-writer Steve “The Beanpole” Merchant.

According to Deadline, the duo are teaming up for a grappling-themed film, “Fighting With My Family”, focusing on the mad family of on-off WWE womens wrestler Paige. Apparently, Steve will not only produce the film, but will take on writing and directing duties as well!

Steve of course appeared previously with The People’s Champ on-screen in The Tooth Fairy, and also appeared in the crowd at this year’s Wrestlemania. Has he been a secret Wrestling Observer subscriber this whole time?

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