Andre the Giant Archives

The Princess Bride: Cary Elwes Commemorates Andre the Giant’s Birthday
It's no secret that one of the greatest joys in pro-wrestler André Roussimoff's (aka Andre the Giant) life was playing the beloved Fezzik in the 1987 Rob Reiner classic The Princess Bride Fezzik was the muscle, traveling companion, and best friend of Iñigo Montoya (Mandy Patinkin), who's on the quest to avenge the death[...]
WWE SmackDown Preview 4/1: A WrestleMania Pre-Show Tonight On Fox
 Let's take a look at what didn't make the cut for ten hours over two nights. The annual Andre The Giant Battle Royal will headline tonight's SmackDown on Fox, courtesy of WWE. WrestleMania has had numerous Battle Royals over the years and in recent years, the over-the-top-rope slugfest has been named in honor of the iconic late,[...]
New Andre The Giant Ultimates Figure Coming From Super7
Andre The Giant is getting his third Ultimates figure release from Super7, and this one might be the best one yet This figure will pay tribute to his appearance from Wrestlemania 2 when he won a 20-man battle royale in yellow trunks and boots He will also come with a swappable head, a few pairs[...]
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Ooooh yeah! Matthew Willig as Andre the Giant: Andre, one of the biggest stars in the history of wrestling, commands respect wherever he goes Andre was very private and didn't let many people in, but he was very close to the Johnson family and had a unique and beautiful relationship with Dewey who idolized the 8th[...]
Super7 Ultimates Doc Gallows & Karl Anderson Up For Order Now
Following a pair of Andre the Giant figures, two revealed waves of NJPW figures, and Matt Cardona and Brian Myers figures, The Good Brothers get their due Each will comes with tons of articulation, four different swappable heads, five pairs of swappable hands, and a beerski All of that will be housed in the familiar[...]
Let's Take A Look At Super7's New Ultimate Andre The Giant Figure
Super7 recently shipped their first wrestling figure, an Ultimate edition of The Eighth Wonder Of The World, Andre The Giant This is a classic 70's look for the big guy, and while most may think of him first in his black singlet he wore in the WWF, this is how others remember him: as the[...]
Young Rock found a unique way to promote the show (Image: screencap)
During a commercial break in the festivities, an ad for the series came on that featured his fanny pack-loving, turtleneck-wearing, silver chain-sporting 90s persona floating high above the city (and yes, Today show hosts Savannah Guthrie and Hoda Kotb did supply the voiceover). Young Rock found a unique way to promote the show (Image: screencap) Here's a[...]
Gene Okerlund
He found his calling in life when the American Wrestling Association (AWA) hired him as a ring announcer and interviewer in 1970 – filling in for Marty O'Neill occasionally before officially taking over the position by the end of the decade. can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: WWE Classics- Andre The Giant, AWA w/[...]
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The company has released a statement to paywalled dirt sheet PWInsider about Hogan's upcoming appearance at the Andre the Giant documentary premiere, downplaying what it means for Hogan's future with the company. Hulk Hogan is an important part of Andre the Giant's history, however, his appearance at tonight's HBO premiere of the documentary and his plans[...]
andre the giant hbo
HBO has released the full trailer for their upcoming eponymous documentary about Andre the Giant, Andre the Giant Directed by Jason Hehir and executive produced by Bill Simmons, the doc explores Andre's entire life, from his early days in France to his career as one of the most successful pro wrestlers of all time. Andre was[...]
hulk hogan jim ross
In 1987, in front of 863 billion screaming Hulkamaniacs at the Pontiac Silverdome, the Immortal Hulk Hogan hefted the 2,000-pound Andre the Giant high above his head and slammed him down to the mat, etching forever into history one of pro wrestling's most memorable moments at WrestleMania 3. can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled:[...]
HBO Releases Trailer for André the Giant Documentary: André the Giant
Watch the trailer below. André the Giant, a new documentary that examines the life and career of one of wrestling's most beloved characters, premieres Spring 2018. The film is produced by HBO Sports, WWE, and the Bill Simmons Media Group. can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: Andre The Giant | 'He Was A God' Teaser |[...]
The New Day Reveals The Wrestlemania 33 Set
Austin Aries Andre The Giant Memorial Battle Royal (Kickoff Show): Mojo Rawley, Apollo Crews, Big Show, Curt Hawkins, Goldust, R-Truth, Epico, Primo, Curtis Axel, Jinder Mahal, Bo Dallas, Braun Strowman, Fandango, Tyler Breeze, Dolph Ziggler, Rhyno, Heath Slater, Jason Jordan, Chad Gable, Jey Uso, Jimmy Uso, Mark Henry, Sin Cara, Titus O'Neil, Konnor, Viktor, Kalisto, Aiden[...]
Andre The Giant: Closer To Heaven – 24 Trades Of Christmas
I can think of only a handful of biography comics that really work… they don't usually match well to the format, but Andre The Giant: Closer to Heaven is the rare exception. Told in the first person, Andre takes us through his life of growing up on a farm in the 1950's, reaching six-foot tall by[...]
Wondercon '15 – The Writers Journey – 'Finish What You Start'
By Michele Brittany, West Coast Bleeding Cool Correspondent Moderator and host Eisner nominee Brandon Easton, who has worked on ThunderCats and the Andre the Giant biography, assembled a knowledgeable group of individuals to share their experiences in the panel titled The Writer's Journey: Breaking into Comics and Hollywood Scriptwriting Joining Easton was Tony Puryear (Concrete Park,[...]
Orbiting Around Wayward, POP, Silver Surfer, Sundowners, GI Joe Vs. Transformers, And Andre The Giant With Jamie Smart Of Moose Kid Comics
[audio:] Bleeding Cool welcomes back The Orbiting Pod, the podcast of Orbital Comics in London. They say: Welcome to Episode 163 of The Orbiting Pod! This week, we stray off he path and go Wayward #1, check the charts for the latest POP #1, call it a night with Silver Surfer #5, talk it out with Sundowners #1, figure[...]
Things To Do In New York And Philadelphia This Week If You Like Comics
The pro art is auctioned for artists-in-need". The cover will be $15 Online ($20 at the door) For tickets visit: Friday, May 23rd Locust Moon Comics, at 34 South 40th Street in Philadelphia, will be hosting a signing of Andre the Giant: Life and Legend, by creator Box Brown at 7PM They say: "Come on out and celebrate[...]
Andre Roussimoff, The Man – Telling The True Story Of Andre The Giant
So I was excited to receive a copy of Andre The Giant: Life and Legend, by Box Brown, a graphic novel from :01 First Second Books, due to be released May 6, 2014. Box Brown, who is best known for his Ignatz Award‑winning web-comic Bellen!, writes and draws the book as a lifelong fan of professional[...]