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JUMANJI BOX OFFICE UPDATE, GODDERZ REUNITES WITH VARON, HART & VADER HEADLINING BIG EVENT IN NYC AND MORE

By Mike Johnson on 2018-01-01 10:14:00

New Year's weekend was very good to The Rock's "Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle" is estimated to have made $50.6 million over the weekend, bringing it up to a domestic take of $67 million, which is pretty amazing given it opened in the midst of the force of nature known as Star Wars Episode 7, which has already topped $742 million domestically in just a few weeks.

Lisa Marie Varon reunited with former Impact Wrestling on screen partner Jesse Godderz, making an appearance on his Amazon Prime soap Tainted Dreams this week.  The series' second season kicked off on 12/28

Chris Carlton, who wrote an excellent book on the history of New Japan, is working on a book abou the history of wrestling in the Tokyo Dome.  For more details, click here. 

Northeast Wrestling will return to Bethany, CT featuring Joey Mercury vs. Flip Gordon, plus Robbie E., Glacier and more on 1/13 at the NEW Arena (40 Peck Road.)  For more details, visit www.NortheastWrestling.com.

The Big Event in NYC has started to release guests for their March gathering in Queens, NY with Bret Hart, Vader, former World Class star Brian Adidas (in what may be his first ever NYC-area booking), Dan Severn, Robert Fuller aka Col. Rob Parker, Madusa, Molly Holly, Tessa Blanchard, Brooke Adams, Lisa Marie Varon, Rachel Ellering, Lacey Von Erich and Brandi Rhodes.

A DVD titled "Wrestling Retro Stars Of The 80's" is set for a 1/23 release.  The DVD appears to feature Memphis Wrestling content as talent listed includes Jimmy Valiant, Bill Dundee, Jerry Lawler, Koko Ware, Dutch Mantell, Robert Gibson, and Bobby Eaton.

 

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