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Roman Reigns news: WWE Raw superstar lands acting role while undergoing leukemia treatment

Roman Reigns news: WWE Raw superstar lands acting role while undergoing leukemia treatment
In Roman Reigns news, the WWE Raw superstar picked up a new movie role. Pic credit: WWE

Being the cousin to Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson has its advantages. For Roman Reigns, the WWE Raw superstar got a chance to appear in a huge movie as he continues to undergo his treatment for leukemia.

Roman Reigns movie news

Roman Reigns popped up on Instagram and while he has an impressive 69,500 followers, he only has one post. However, that post is very exciting.

Reigns posted a photo of him shirtless, standing above some unconscious men while someone else is fighting in the background. That person was Roman Reigns’ cousin, The Rock.

In the caption, Roman then said some exciting news. He revealed that he is appearing in the upcoming blockbuster movie Hobbs & Shaw.

For those who don’t know, Hobbs & Shaw is a spin-off movie from the Fast and Furious franchise starring Dwayne Johnson and Jason Statham.

Reigns than thanked his family and friends for their support and love. As all WWE fans know, the Rock is part of the Roman Reigns family, which includes over a dozen professional wrestlers.

After this, The Rock then showed off his own photo. This was showed him and Roman yelling, both shirtless.

It was here that Johnson said that Roman Reigns will play his character’s brother.

This is great news since Roman Reigns had to step away from the WWE last year due to his leukemia battle. Getting a job on a Hollywood blockbuster might help Reigns somewhat with his finances while out of work.

Hobbs & Shaw: The Movie

Hobbs & Shaw will see Dwayne Johnson return to the Fast and Furious franchise as Luke Hobbs, a U.S. Diplomatic Security Agent, with criminal Dechard Shaw (Jason Statham). They end up battling a bad guy, portrayed in the movie by Idris Elba.

It seems that these are the only two Fast and Furious characters appearing in this movie. It is set for an August 2, 2019, release date.

This is Roman Reigns’ acting debut outside of the WWE.

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