Wrestling Drama from Craig O’Neill, Tom Reynolds and Vince McMahon NBCU – Deadline

Vince McMahon is in the ring for another scripted wrestling series.

NBCUniversal is developing PinnedA drama set 6 in the world of fictional wrestling propaganda

Craig O’Neill, most recent executive producer CSI: Vegas Sequel series and McGuireFox Sports reporter Tom Reynolds and WWE chief McMahon co-wrote and directed the project.

The project is described as an “adrenalized” top-down soap that provides a behind-the-scenes look at a fictional wrestling promotion and popularizing “unforgettable” characters. Pind offers insane wrestling culture and a front row seat in the existing melee between the locker room and the boardroom.

Pinned, Which secured a script sale, comes from UCP. It is not currently set up on a specific NBCU network or streamer, as per the company’s recent development initiatives.

WWE’s Kevin Dunn and Chris Kaiser also produced.

This is NBCU’s latest wrestling series; The company’s broadcast network has launched the second season of NBC Young RockBased on the life of Dwayne Johnson, earlier this month.

It also marks the second WWE-inspired scripted project. Wrestling Federation, famous for the likes of Hulk Hogan, Andre the Giant and The Rock, also partnered with Bloomhouse TV United States vs. Vince McMahon.

This limited series, where it appeared yesterday, starring Micah Fitzerman-Blue and Noah Harpster as show-runners, will enter WWE in the 1990s, a time when McMahon was repeatedly portrayed by the infamous New York Post writer Phil Musnik. Was condemned, whose columns were finally drawn. Attention of the FBI and the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of New York. McMahon was charged by the U.S. government with supplying anabolic steroids to the WWE genius, faced trial after refusing to appeal, but the jury unanimously acquitted him.

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