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Stephen Amell Announces TV Role for His Former WWE Rival


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Stephen Amell Announces TV Role for His Former WWE Rival
By Marc Middleton
Jul 3, 2016 – 3:10:04 PM

Actor Stephen Amell noted on Twitter that his former WWE rival, the man behind Stardust – Cody Rhodes, will guest star on CW’s “Arrow” this fall, which Amell has the lead role on.

Amell tweeted:

Guest starring on #Arrow this fall… Mr. @CodyRhodes

— Stephen Amell (@StephenAmell) July 2, 2016

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Your 2016 ultimate Fourth of July viewing experience

To the rest of the world it’s just a day, but to Americans, July 4th is “Independence Day.” It’s the day when firearm toting, flag waving southerners unite alongside the scarf-wearing, Prius-driving yankees up north to celebrate our common love of blowing stuff up.

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There’s not a whole lot of reflection on things like the Declaration of Independence, the meaning of freedom, or the heroism of our veteran-dead anymore on this holiday of ours; but then again, we don’t spend much time talking about Race Riots, the Trail of Tears or Imminent Domain either. So I guess it evens out.

What we Americans do end up doing on the Fourth of July is the most American thing there is to do these days: A whole lot of nothing.

You might think that’s lazy, but if so, you’re probably over in England or Canada or somewhere else, not doing a whole lot of nothing. In which case, that’s a shame. I’ll be here, sitting around my house, eating unhealthy food and watching all the best jingo-powered TV shows, movies and broadcast specials I can get my hands on.

If you’re like me, and you are looking for something really “merica” to watch on Independence Day, or, if you’re not like me but you want to revel in the once-a-year awesomeness that is “merica,” then let me offer you my top five list of best things to watch on Independence Day. Sure there’s no way to watch all of these shows in one day, not when there’s afternoon naps and leftovers to eat, but since the fourth falls on a Monday this year, you can easily knock these out over the festive weekend leading up to the big day.

NUMBER FIVE: RICHARD DONNER’S SUPERMAN FILMS

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Everyone loves to make the Jesus comparison with Superman, even the filmmakers who adapt his story can’t seem to let it go. Let’s not forget, however, that Superman was created by a couple of Jews from Canada. I don’t guess the “from Canada” part matters, but the “couple of Jews” bit is certainly relevant. They didn’t have Jesus on their mind when they conceived Superman’s origins; they were thinking of Moses! But they weren’t even trying to go all-Biblical with it, either. It was the “immigrant” aspect that appealed to them. Like Moses, Superman was a child from one land, raised in another, who lived a very different kind of life than his people. He later left that life and became a kind of savior. That’s Moses and that’s certainly Superman. He’s an immigrant boy from Krypton, raised on a Kansas farm who eventually grows into a savior/hero who stands for Truth, Justice and (initially) the American Way.

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Richard Donner’s Superman movies (the first one from 1978 and the proper sequel that never saw theatrical release) nailed the Golden Age aesthetic of the character. Watched together, the first two “Superman” films form one an epic tale (thanks to a story by Godfather’s scribe Mario Puzo) but it’s the first one that really impresses. Donner presents three very different mini-films in the picture; the first act is pure science fiction, with an alien world, far-out technology and a spaceship rocketing away from an exploding planet. The second part of the movie is textbook Americana: Sweeping plains of Kansas, windmills, red barns, endless and unobstructed skies, and as a cherry on top: It’s the 1950’s. The best music, the best cars. It’s perfect. The movie then jumps ahead to “present” day (1978) and we get a cheese-ball comic book movie. What’s more American than hokey science fiction, Marlon Brando, the 1950’s and comic books? The fact that Supes, at one point in the second movie, waves the star-spangled banner around is just a wonderful bonus.

NUMBER FOUR: LINCOLN

'Banned' Teper wins on return

Last Updated: 03/07/16 10:42pm

David Price was beaten by Erkan Teper in July 2015 - but Teper failed a drugs test after the bout

David Price was beaten by Erkan Teper in July 2015 - but Teper failed a drugs test after the bout

David Price was beaten by Erkan Teper in July 2015 – but Teper failed a drugs test after the bout

Erkan Teper beat Derric Rossy by a unanimous decision on his controversial return to the ring.

Teper won the heavyweight contest against the American Rossy 98-92, 97-93 and 96-94 in Luneberg, Germany.

It was the former EBU European champion’s first contest since he was suspended for two years after failing a drugs test after he beat David Price for that title in July 2015.

The suspension, however, only applies to EBU-sanctioned fights and the contest against Rossy was approved by the German Boxing Commission (BDB) with the caveat that Teper is subjected to regular checks.

Teper’s win on Sunday night means he has now won all 16 of his professional fights but his return has been strongly criticised by Price’s trainer, Dave Coldwell, who said: “It’s an absolute joke. I haven’t spoken to David about it and it is what it is. We’re just focused on Price’s career but we’re fuming that there’s no punishment.

“This BDB organisation has just proven what it’s worth. They’re not worth two bob. You’re not talking about him buying a minor product off the shelf that was recently banned. The test was one of the most potent failures they’ve ever had.

“They’ve just let him get away with it and he’s back in business. It’s just wrong and I hope he doesn’t get any pay day opportunities because he certainly doesn’t deserve it.”

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Jim Ross Talks Jerry Lawler's Arrest Charges and WWE Suspension Being Dropped, UFC 200 & WWE Draft

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Big Change Made To Brock Lesnar's Upcoming WWE DVD & Blu-Ray

The new upcoming WWE “Brock Lesnar: Eat. Sleep. Conquer. Repeat” DVD and Blu-ray which is scheduled to come out on October 11th will no longer include a new documentary feature, according to WrestlingDVDNetwork.com.

The New video packages are planned to be included between the featured matches and they could end up being documentary-like chapters. It appears this is a last minute change as multiple schedule drafts had a documentary listed before.

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Adam Rose on Jerry Lawler, WWE CWC Talent on Representing Mexico, Damien Sandow

– In the video below, WWE Cruiserweight Classic entrant Raul Mendoza talks about representing Mexico in the tournament and more:

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– As noted, the domestic charges against Jerry Lawler and his fiancee Lauryn McBride have been dropped and Lawler’s WWE suspension was lifted. A fan asked Adam Rose, who was facing a similar situation several weeks back but let go from the company after requesting his release, his thoughts on the situation and he replied with the following:

Considering all that @JerryLawler has given to the biz I totally understand. You can’t compare the situations. https://t.co/ULa6B6ASDC

— Aldo Rose (@Aegis_Rose) July 2, 2016

– Damien Sandow will be the special guest host for a comedy show on July 12th at the Second City comedy club in Los Angeles. John Morrison and Dolph Ziggler’s brother will also be performing. Details are below:

Bonus July FlyingChuck! TUES 12th 8pm @SecondCityLA Guest host:@TheDamienSandow w/@TheRealMorrison & @HotYoungBriley pic.twitter.com/BJXEfgVkAH

— Brett Guennel (@BGun874) July 1, 2016

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WWE Hall of Famer Out of Rehab, Back to Working as Cam Girl

WWE Hall of Famer Sunny, real name Tammy Sytch, is out of rehab and has been sober for over 100 days. She is picking up right where she left off before going to rehab, working as a cam girl. She is reportedly charging $100 for a 10 minute Skype call. You can find more info on her Twitter account.

As previously noted, Sunny is also open to working with Vivid on another porn video.

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Kane Comments On Whether He Plans To Retire Soon

During a recent interview with the Like Father Like Son podcast, WWE Superstar Kane discussed a number of topics, one of them being whether or not he plans to retire from the business anytime soon. Below is what he had to say regarding the matter:

“Not really. It’s still fun. I have a lot of fun now with the younger guys and just being in the position that I’m in, as more of a mentor at times. I’ve also been very fortunate that I haven’t had many injuries, so my body still feels good. I can’t say it feels as good as it did when I was 25, but it still feels good and I can still do most of the things that I used to be able to do. And I still think that I perform at a high level, even when I’m in there literally against guys that are half my age sometimes. I think they still have to keep up with me.”

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Cody Rhodes Comments On Upcoming "Arrow" Role

Former WWE Superstar Cody Rhodes has commented on his guest starring role in season five of “Arrow,” which was previously announced by the show’s star, Stephen Amell, on his official Twitter page. Below is what Cody had to say:

I step into this respectfully, humbly, and looking to do it justice for the fandom #HVFF @CW_Arrow pic.twitter.com/UbU0lzG4df

— Cody Rhodes (@CodyRhodes) July 2, 2016

Season five of “Arrow” premieres this fall, and there is no word yet regarding who Rhodes will be playing.

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