sources: PWInsider.com, Wrestling Observer Newsletter
— The big day has finally arrived as WWE’s Studios’ much anticipated 12 Rounds movie starring John Cena opens in theaters today. Unfortunately for Cena and WWE, the flick will face a tough challenge to win the opening weekend as it’s slated to open in only 2,321 theaters — the fewest among the new movie releases this weekend.
The Haunting in Connecticut will open in 2,600 theaters whereas DreamWorks’s Monsters vs. Aliens opens in 3,500 theaters.
In another comparison, The Marine opened in 2,545 theaters during its opening weekend, generating $7,138,774.
— In related news, Hollywood’s “A-list” will be most surely be out in full force tonight as the red carpet premiere for 12 Rounds is scheduled to take place in Los Angeles.
— WWE developmental wrestler Taylor Rotunda is now going under the name Duke Rotundo. He previously went under his real name as well as Tank Rotundo.
— Last night’s episode of Attack of the Show featured a countdown “counting down the ten hottest Divas in the WWE.” Here is the list in its entirety:
10. Beth Phoenix
9. Candice Michelle
8. Mickie James
7. Michelle McCool
6. Alicia Fox
3. The Bella Twins
2. Kelly Kelly
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