Former UFC twin champion Daniel Cormier can add performing to his multi-faceted skillset.
Cormier has been solid in a tv sequence spin-off of the film “Warrior” starring Tom Hardy and Joel Edgerton, director Gavin O’Connor revealed in an interview with DiscussingFilm.
Cormier will play Bobby Watkins, “a Houston fighter who’s making an attempt to tug his household out of poverty.” O’Connor, who will function the director and govt producer of the present, mentioned the sequence gained’t observe the identical story because the film, the place the Conlan brothers embark on totally different paths however find yourself competing in the identical MMA match. Lionsgate Movies will produce the TV present.
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“DC going to Hollywood child!!!” he tweeted. “For all of the assist you guys have given me makes alternatives like this potential. That is solely the start hopefully. Thanks.”
Since retiring from MMA in 2020, Cormier has continued as a UFC commentary, in addition to doing analyst work and internet hosting a number of exhibits for ESPN.
He can now add Hollywood to his resume.
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