John Cena will appear and executive produce a new reality show following WWE hopefuls.
John Cena is ready to do more work with WWE, only this time the 16-time world champion won’t do it while he’s in the ring. Cena will appear and executive produce a new WWE documentary series for the free streaming platform Roku.
A new series called WWE: Recruits will follow hopeful young wrestlers who are working to live out their dream of becoming WWE Superstars. WWE will be working in conjunction with the same producer who was behind American Ninja Warrior, Arthur Smith. Reports indicate that Cena will appear in the series along with other wrestling stars such as Triple H, Shawn Michaels, Big E, Bianca Belair, and Ric Flair. The show has already started filming and was filming footage this past weekend in Los Angeles while the company was producing WrestleMania 39.
The series will be presented in eight parts and shows the crazy training that goes into being a WWE recruit, the ups and downs and the journeys of various talented young men and women who have a chance to make it big in WWE. The featured field on the show was just a handful of skinny recruits among thousands of professional wrestling hopefuls. Roku called this series an invitation for the audience into the life of an unforgettable group of young people chasing their ultimate dream.
Cena excited to show this process to fans
Cena said while promoting his appearance on the show: Cena said, “Millions around the world watch it and dream about it, but only a handful of extraordinary people can become a WWE Superstar. I’m so excited to bring WWE: Recruits to The Roku Channel and we look forward to providing viewers with an exclusive, all-access perspective on how WWE turns the dreams of young talent into reality.”
WWE: Recruits It is currently filming and does not have a set release date.