This is BX @ Boxden.com


Story of Wrestler Chris Benoit Heading to Theaters in 'Crossface'


 Story of Wrestler Chris Benoit Heading to Theaters in 'Crossface'
topic by Brainwave - 12-07-2011, 07:10 PM - Boxden > The TV and Movie Spot




Back in 2007, a shocking and truly tragic news story made headlines when professional wrestler Chris Benoit murked his wife and 7-year old son before hanging himself. Now the story of the troubled wrestling star is heading to the big screen as Deadline reports SRG Films is developing Crossface, a film based on Matthew Randazzo V's book Ring Of Hell: The Story of Chris Benoit and the Fall of the Pro Wrestling Industry. The film will follow Benoit's life in the WWE, the struggles he endured and how the combination of drug use, depression and head trauma led him to become a ticking time b0mb of inst@bility.

The chronicle of a troubled wrestler was most recently seen in the aptly titled film The Wrestler, but with this tale (being adapted by first-time writer Sarah Coulter) being true to life and following the tragedy of a man affected by his career to the point that he lost his mind, it's a wholly different kind of drama. SRG Films head Dale Alexander Carnegie says, "Chris Benoit has become a poster child for everything that’s wrong with professional wrestling and Sarah’s terrific script captures his struggles and the many factors that led to the [rip]s of three people. People immediately point to steroids, never thinking about the brain trauma these wrestlers can and do incur in their profession, nor do they consider the rigorous schedule that keeps them working even when they shouldn’t.” Sounds like quite an expose that could paint the WWE in an unfavorable light if funding comes together to get the project off the ground.

Sad Story of Wrestler Chris Benoit Heading to Theaters in 'Crossface' | FirstShowing.net


Latest Movies Hot Topics »   share this topic »   Share this on Twitter Share this on Facebook

9 comments for "Story of Wrestler Chris Benoit Heading to Theaters in 'Crossface'"


 12-07-2011, 07:26 PMaway - #2
case sensitive 

  d 
space
$3,206 | 8627659
wow.....
 12-07-2011, 07:26 PMaway - #3
Nu Tymez 8 heat pts

  d 
space
$4,109 | 12351812
I probably would watch... He was one of my fav wrestlers growing up but when he k!lled his family, !! got real and kinda turned me off wrestling
 12-07-2011, 07:46 PMonline - #4
Ham Rove 1812 heat pts1812

  d 
space
$34,279 | POWERFUL
Remember hearing that news a few years back, when I was little I loved wrestling, I remember hitting my friends with the crippler cross face lol. good times. Will prob catch this when it hits the internet.
 12-07-2011, 09:21 PMaway - #5
chi100z 

  d 
space
$713 | 3256018
Why are they releasing a movie about a steroid abusing loser that k!lled his family?

Morons keeping a low life in the spot light.
 12-07-2011, 09:43 PMaway - #6
onlybuilt1906 6 heat pts

  d 
space
$2,251 | 14060233
Very sad story about my favorite wrestler. If the movie will point towards concussions and brain damage, I'm all for it. If it just vilifies Benoit and paints a black eye on wrestling, it can suck a !!.
 12-07-2011, 09:46 PMaway - #7
all3rd 297 heat pts297

  d 
space
$41,406 | POWERFUL
Was fan till this BS couldn't support a movie about this also Hollywood needs to stop glorifying these sob.
 12-07-2011, 11:20 PMaway - #8
Drug Free|M 9 heat pts

  d 
space
$43,498 | POWERFUL
they arent gonna show what happens that night..it will probably end right before he does it.

no one knows the real story, so it would be retarded to speculate.
 12-07-2011, 11:40 PMaway - #9
Drug Free|M 9 heat pts

  d 
space
$43,498 | POWERFUL
vince has no say..its adaptation of a book.

as long as they dont say wwe..vince cant do !!.

im sure he'll try though.
 
 


Go Back   Boxden.Com - Stay First. Follow BX. > BX Table Of Contents > The TV and Movie Spot
    
         

 



Latest hot topics on fire the past 48 hrs
Image inside  Actual Iggy Azalea
111 comments
Image inside  Thick Vietnamese chick named Kandy...
58 comments
Image inside  Dave Chappelle Reveals Shockingly Buff New Look
61 comments
  Top 10 Wealthiest Pro Wrestlers Of All Time
New reply 1 minute ago - 58 comments - by bridouble
 Video inside Apr 22 - Christie Vows Not To Legalize Pot: New Jersey...
New reply 9 minutes ago - 119 comments - by Ham Rove
 Video inside Rita Ora At The Breakfast Club: Jayz, Rihanna Clone, R...
New reply 2 minutes ago - 103 comments - by BreakfastClub
 Video inside Dr. Dre Or Pharrell??
New reply 17 minutes ago - 89 comments - by AngOmusic93
 NBA Bradley Beal Says Fu-k Chicago Deep Dish Pizza
New reply 4 minutes ago - 112 comments - by bridouble
 Image(s) inside This Is What Americans Will Look Like By 2050 – And It...
New reply 38 minutes ago - 54 comments - by fabarab
 Image(s) inside Verizon Aint Playin O O
New reply 6 minutes ago - 74 comments - by ATLDOPEBOI18
 Image(s) inside Here's A Good Reason To Not Shop At Kohl's
New reply 43 minutes ago - 62 comments - by justakidd

Like BX on Facebook Follow BX on Twitter
5,710 fans of BX | none new today 4,649 following and 1 new today

hot topic blog   »    hip-hop   |   sports   |   movies   |   games   |   news   |   wild'ish   |   gear   |   rides   |   tech

contact us   |   mobile   |   privacy statement

© Boxden.com. 1998 - end of time.