Andre the Giant


Young Rock: Dwayne The Rock Johnson Offers First Look at NBC Series

Young Rock: Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson Offers First Look at NBC Series

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[...]

Young Rock: Dwayne Johnson Shares Newest Teaser for NBC Series

Young Rock: Dwayne Johnson Shares Newest Teaser for NBC Series

With NBC and Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson's (WWE superstar, Ballers, Jumanji: The Next Level) Young Rock a little more than three weeks away, viewers are getting a fresh look at the series from none other than Johnson himself. Following the latest key art and teaser, we have a look back at the sneak preview released earlier […]

Super7 Ultimates Doc Gallows &#038 Karl Anderson Up For Order Now

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[...]

Lets Take A Look At Super7s New Ultimate Andre The Giant Figure

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: 90s Dwayne Johnson Takes Flight Andre the Giant Preview

Young Rock: 90s Dwayne Johnson Takes Flight; Andre the Giant Preview

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).[caption id="attachment_1301492" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Young Rock found a unique way to promote the[...]

Remembering the Career of WWE HOF Announcer Mean Gene Okerlund

Remembering the Career of WWE HOF Announcer "Mean" Gene Okerlund

He played the straight man to the wrestlers’ colorful personas, providing platforms to and playing off the likes of Hulk Hogan, “Macho Man” Randy Savage, and Andre the Giant.https://youtu.be/xaE_6rRHmd0With his WWE contract not renewed, Okerlund was part of the the mass exodus of ‘80s talent that went to World Championship Wrestling (WCW) in 1993 - where[...]

WWE Downplays Hulk Hogan Appearance as Hulkster Denies Return Brother

WWE Downplays Hulk Hogan Appearance as Hulkster Denies Return, Brother

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[...]


Watch the Full Trailer for HBOs Andre the Giant Documentary

Watch the Full Trailer for HBO's Andre the Giant Documentary

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[...]


Hulkamania Triumphant as WrestleMania 3 Venue Survives Attempted Demolition

Hulkamania Triumphant as WrestleMania 3 Venue Survives Attempted Demolition

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.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hwbaywz8QO0But in 2017, the Silverdome is scheduled for[...]

HBO Releases Trailer for André the Giant Documentary: André the Giant

HBO Releases Trailer for André the Giant Documentary: André the Giant

HBO has released a teaser trailer for their upcoming documentary about pro wrestling legend André the Giant. The documentar, directed by Jason Hehir and be executive produced by Bill Simmons, covers Andre's entire life and is said to feature "rare, unseen footage, photos, and interviews with the people who knew him best." The film, aptly titled André the […]


The New Day Reveals The Wrestlemania 33 Set

The New Day Reveals The Wrestlemania 33 Set

Austin AriesAndre 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 &#8211 24 Trades Of Christmas

Andre The Giant: Closer To Heaven – 24 Trades Of Christmas

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 the age of twelve and being told that being as tall as he[...]

Wondercon 15 &#8211 The Writers Journey &#8211 Finish What You Start

Wondercon '15 – The Writers Journey – 'Finish What You Start'

By Michele Brittany, West Coast Bleeding Cool CorrespondentModerator 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

Orbiting Around Wayward, POP, Silver Surfer, Sundowners, GI Joe Vs. Transformers, And Andre The Giant With Jamie Smart Of Moose Kid Comics

[audio:http://www.orbitalcomics.com/images/blog/The-Orbiting-Pod-Episode-163.mp3]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

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: https://dare2draw.eventbrite.com/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[...]