Former UFC twin champion Daniel Cormier can add performing to his multi-faceted skillset.
Cormier has been forged in a tv collection spin-off of the film “Warrior” starring Tom Hardy and Joel Edgerton, director Gavin O’Connor revealed in an interview with DiscussingFilm.
Cormier will play Bobby Watkins, “a Houston fighter who’s making an attempt to drag his household out of poverty.” O’Connor, who will function the director and government producer of the present, mentioned the collection gained’t observe the identical story because the film, the place the Conlan brothers embark on completely different paths however find yourself competing in the identical MMA event. Lionsgate Movies will produce the TV present.
Cormier took to Twitter to react to the information on Thursday morning.
“DC going to Hollywood child!!!” he tweeted. “For all of the help you guys have given me makes alternatives like this potential. That is solely the start hopefully. Thanks.”
Since retiring from MMA in 2020, Cormier has continued as a UFC commentary, in addition to doing analyst work and internet hosting a number of reveals for ESPN.
He can now add Hollywood to his resume.