Wrestling legend Ric Flair to make movie debut: "Nature Boy is back! Retired pro wrestler Ric Flair will co-star in an upcoming wrestling-themed flick called Uncle Steamroller & Champion Rabbit. (Hope they tweak that title a little!)
The Wrap reports that this wil be the motion picture debut for Flair, who is largely regarded as one of the top pro wrestlers of the '80s. Flair, 69, used the nickname Nature Boy for most of his four-decades long career.
According to The Wrap, the movie's story-line follows an Iraq war veteran who fights to restart his pro wrestling career. Flair has signed on to play the president of the fictional World Wrestling Union, the syndicate that stages the wrestling tour. (He'll also serve as an executive producer on the film, according to Den of Geek.)"