Bad News Barrett Announced for New WWE Studios Movie, Another New Film Partnership
– Variety reports that British production-financing company Richwater Films is partnering with WWE Studios for two action-thrillers titled Eliminators and Rampage.
Eliminators will star WWE’s Bad News Barrett and Scott Adkins. James Nunn of Tower Block will be the director. The story follows a former United States federal agent who must abandon the witness protection program and come out of hiding after his London home is mistakenly invaded. This leads to him finding himself on the run from Europe’s most dangerous assassin to get his daughter to safety. It begins filming in London this spring.
Rampage is currently in development and follows an American counterterrorism operative who must work with an English MI5 agent to take down a dangerous terrorist in London. Production is scheduled to begin later this year.
WWE Studios president Michael Luisi commented on the new partnership:
“As a major new player on the British independent film scene, Richwater Films exudes a professional zeal that is highly compatible with the work we do here at WWE Studios. Both of our organizations are dedicated to creating films that engage and excite.”