John Cena In Foot Locker Commercial
WWE’s John Cena is featured in a new commercial for Foot Locker, which plays off wrestling being fake. It’s actually pretty funny:
WWE’s New DVD Partner
WWE will now be working with Warner Bros to put out their DVD releases. Here is the press release:
WARNER BROS. HOME ENTERTAINMENT AND WWE® ANNOUNCE NEW PARTNERSHIP
BURBANK, CA AND STAMFORD, CT – November 19, 2014 – Warner Bros. Home Entertainment (WBHE) and WWE (NYSE: WWE) have announced a multi-year partnership for home video distribution of WWE programming that will start on January 1, 2015 and include US distribution rights for physical and digital formats.
The new agreement will provide WBHE the home entertainment distribution rights to release new documentaries, match compilations and pay-per-view events, including WrestleMania® and SummerSlam®, as well as a robust catalog of collectible titles throughout the US. The companies have recently worked together on two animated series tied to the Scooby Doo and The Flintstones franchises.
“WWE is an iconic brand that has one of the most passionate fan bases in sports and entertainment,” said Jeff Brown, General Manager and Executive Vice President, Television, Warner Bros. Home Entertainment. “Since WWE titles accounted for all of the Top 10 sports DVDs of 2013 and WrestleMania® 29 was the #1 sports title, we’re very excited to expand our distribution in 2015 and beyond.”
“We are thrilled to partner with Warner Bros Home Entertainment, a brand that has proven itself to be the market leader,” said Casey Collins, Executive Vice President, Consumer Products, WWE. “They have already demonstrated success leveraging the WWE brand with the hit Scooby Doo! WrestleMania Mystery, and we look forward to expanding our home video relationship utilizing their expertise.”
The Shield DVD Details
Speaking of DVD’s, a set focussing on The Shield will be released in 2015. This will include the “Destruction of The Shield” documentary from the Network, plus all of their top matches:
Follow a behind the scenes journey in the life of WWE’s newest and most prolific trio The Shield, on their road to SummerSlam. They were the most dominant faction inside the ring, taking the entire WWE by storm. Now, the Hounds of Justice have disbanded, and roads now lead to SummerSlam.
Witness the journeys of the three superstars – Seth Rollins, Dean Ambrose and Roman Reigns from their humble beginnings en-route to the biggest event of the summer!
New Cena vs Authority Stipulation
A new stipulation has been added to the Team Cena vs Team Authority match at Survivor Series. If Cena’s team loses they will be “fired.”