John Cena movie Ricky Stanicky: what role is the WWE star playing?

John Cena may not be appearing on WWE at present, but that doesn’t mean he’s taking a break from his professional life. The wrestler-turned-Hollywood actor has been involved in a variety of exciting projects since his acting career took off and has achieved significant success. Over the past decade, he has worked on numerous movie projects, with the most notable being DC’s The Peacemaker and the Fast & Furious franchise movies.

Cena is known for his work ethic, and a trailer for an upcoming movie about him was recently released. Although he has played comedic roles in several movies, this time his comedic timing will once again be hitting the silver screen.

What role is John Cena playing in Ricky Stanicky?

Amazon’s Prime Video recently released the trailer and announced the release date for the upcoming drama-comedy film “Ricky Stanicky,” featuring John Cena in the titular role. The rights for this movie have been acquired by Amazon, which means that the global streaming rights for the film will also be held by the streaming service. The scheduled date for the worldwide OTT release of the movie is March 7th, 2024.

The trailer showcases the lives of three childhood friends, portrayed by Zac Efron, Andrew Santino, and Jermaine Fowler. They have always used their imaginary friend ‘Ricky Stanicky’ to escape their mundane lives.

However, after many years, their secret is exposed, which puts their marriages and personal relationships in jeopardy. To solve the problem, they decide to hire an actor to play the part of Ricky Stanicky. John Cena plays this versatile and lonely actor who comes on board to help them. The trailer promises a hilarious and chaotic movie with a talented cast. Fans who love a combination of comedy and John Cena will be thrilled to watch this movie on their screens.

John Cena’s upcoming movie project

John Cena has departed from WWE following his loss at Crown Jewel 2023. He has returned to Hollywood and signed on for several projects, including one with a set release date. That project is Argylle, which will be his first film in 2024. In the upcoming movie, Cena will be starring alongside globally recognized names such as Henry Cavill, Samuel L. Jackson, and Dua Lipa.

The movie is an action-comedy directed by Matthew Vaughn. It is the first of a three-film franchise, with the stories set in various locations. The cast includes several famous actors, which has generated enthusiasm among fans of the spy genre.

Apple has recently announced its partnership with Universal to release the movie Argylle in theaters on February 2, 2024. The film is scheduled to compete with two other movies: the crime movie Alto Knights, led by Robert De Niro and produced by Warner Bros., and the horror film Imaginary, produced by Lionsgate and Blumhouse.

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Majidul Islam Rahat is a passionate WWE enthusiast and accomplished writer immersed in the world of professional wrestling. Majidul has keen insights and a deep understanding of the WWE universe. He combines his love for the sport with his storytelling prowess as a dedicated WWE writer. With a flair for capturing electrifying moments within the squared circle, He crafts compelling narratives that resonate with fellow fans.


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