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Batista to star as 'The Kurgan' in new Highlander movie?

Batista has been making it big in Hollywood Former WWE star Batista is currently making waves in Hollywood and rumor has it that he’ll be jo ...

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News 13 Feb 2015, 19:44 IST
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Batista has been making it big in Hollywood

Former WWE star Batista is currently making waves in Hollywood and rumor has it that he’ll be joining another major franchise soon. According to WWE’s own website, the 2014 Royal Rumble winner is tipped to play The Kurgan character in a new Highlander movie.

Batista who is known for his impressive phsyique is perfect for the role, which requires a strong and imposing presence. The Kurgan is the main villain of the story, and was originally portrayed by Clancy Brown.

Batista is starring as bad guy Mr. Hinx in the latest James Bond movie, SPECTRE. You can see footage of him in the role in a new official video below:


The Animal’s acting profile reached new heights when he starred as Drax The Destroyer in the box office hit, Guardians of the Galaxy last year. While he remains under WWE contract, we don’t expect to see him in the ring any time soon.

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