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[...]
Andre the Giant Archives
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,[...]
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[...]
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[...]
With a little more than three weeks to go, Dwayne Johnson shared the newest teaser for his upcoming NBC series, Young Rock.
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[...]
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[...]
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[...]
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[...]
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New versions of Kurt Angle, Andre The Giant, Jinder Mahal, Dean Ambrose, Seth Rollins, Mickie James, and more are all on the way Charlotte Flair and Alexa Bliss were also on display using the new face-printing tech they have incorporated, and boy do they look great Jinder will come packed into a new SmackDown Elite[...]
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[...]
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