WWE Studios


WWE Studios

Infobox Company
company_name = WWE Studios, Inc.
company_
company_type = Subsidiary
foundation = 2002
location = Los Angeles, California, USA
key_people = Michael Lake (President)
area_served =
industry = Motion pictures
products =
parent = World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc.
revenue =
operating_income =
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WWE Studios is a Los Angeles-based subsidiary of World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc., created in 2002 as WWE Films to develop and produce feature film properties. [ [http://corporate.wwe.com/news/2008/2008_07_21.jsp WWE Announces WWE Studios] ]

To date, it has co-produced three films as well as independently produced three more with "The Marine" being the first developed solely by the company to reach the filming stage, while the first one to be theatrically released is "See No Evil". Stone Cold Steve Austin is signed to star in three movies for WWE Films. [ [http://www.wwe.com/content/media/video/superstars/stone_cold_steve_austin/24austin?zone=raw_stonecold WWE.com] ] Before the formation of WWE Films the WWE had produced the 1989 film "No Holds Barred" featuring Hulk Hogan.

In 2006 WWE Films chose to further expand the variety of projects that it intends to pursue by also focusing made-for-television films and Direct-to-video movies as well as other media platforms. WWE Films was renamed WWE Studios on July 21, 2008 to further represent the expansion of the WWE subsidiary.

Filmography

;As co-producers
*"The Scorpion King" (2002) - starring The Rock
*"The Rundown" (2003) - starring The Rock
*"Walking Tall" (2004) - starring The Rock
*"Behind Enemy Lines III: Colombia" (2009) - starring Mr. Kennedycite web|url=http://www.variety.com/article/VR1117989230.html?categoryid=13&cs=1|title=WWE pins film arm|publisher=Variety|first=Marc|last=Grase|date=2008-08-20|accessdate=2008-08-26]

;As sole producers
*"The Mania of WrestleMania" (2004) - starring: the WWE roster
*"See No Evil" (2006) - starring Kane
*"The Marine" (2006) - starring John Cena
*"The Condemned" (2007) - starring Stone Cold Steve Austin
*"12 Rounds" (2009) - starring John Cena
*"Journey of Death" (2009) - starring Triple H
*"Suckerpunch" (TBA) - starring Big Show
*"The Marine 2" (TBA) - starring John Cena

Box office performance

Rental performance

References

External links

* [http://corporate.wwe.com/company/wwefilms.jsp WWE Studios]
* [http://www.wwe.com/inside/overtheropes/wwestudios/ WWE Studios in WWE.com]
*imdb company|0108372


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