Former UFC twin champion Daniel Cormier can add performing to his multi-faceted skillset.
Cormier has been solid 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 trying to pull his family 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 totally different paths however find yourself competing in the identical MMA event. Lionsgate Films will produce the TV present.
Cormier took to Twitter to react to the information on Thursday morning.
“DC going to Hollywood baby!!!” he tweeted. “For all the support you guys have given me makes opportunities like this possible. This is only the beginning hopefully. Thank you.”
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.