– SmackDown superstar Sheamus spoke to the Baltimore Sun this week to hype Sunday’s WrestleMania 28 pay-per-view and his World Heavyweight title match against Daniel Bryan. Sheamus had this to say about reports of backstage resentment towards The Rock:
“There’s a lot of rumors going around, people with animosity for The Rock. That’s not the case with me at all. The Rock has come back; he’s been cool with me and I have nothing against him at all. He’s achieved everything in WWE, and of course, he’s achieved everything in Hollywood. It’s a huge success story.”
– The Miz will be returning to MTV this week, the network that gave him his first dose of national television exposure. The Miz will be hosting MTV’s The Challenge Battle of the Exes Reunion on April 4th at 10PM ET.
– WWE.com has published an article officially announcing Randy Orton’s starring role in The Marine: Homefront, the third installment of WWE Studios’ Marine franchise. Fans will be able to get a first look at production of the film during this weekend’s WrestleMania Axxess in Miami, where fans can audition for a small role in the screenplay.
Production for the straight-to-video release begins June 11 in Vancouver, British Columbia. Orton plays a Marine who must rescue his kidnapped daughter.
– Lilian Garcia held a concert on Wednesday night in Miami at the Gibson Miami Showroom. Numerous WWE personalities were on hand, including the Bella Twins, Vickie Guerrero, Ezekiel Jackson, Heath Slater, Jey Uso, Jimmy Uso, Jinder Mahal, Justin Gabriel, Maxine, Titus O’Neil, Aksana and John Laurinaitis.
* EXCLUSIVE Pictures & VIDEO From Yesterday’s WM28 Press Conference (We Were There)