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Ken Jeong to Star in WWE-Produced Comedy with Hulk Hogan and David Hasselhoff

Ken Jeong is breaking into the world of WWE movies. Variety reports that the Community favorite has signed on to star in a comedy for WWE Studios with a working title of Untitled Celebrity Death Pool. The film will center on Jeong's character as "a struggling nightclub owner who after amassing a large debt from a loan shark, sets out to win a long-running celebrity death pool by attempting to kill Hasselhoff." Hasselhoff and WWE's own Hulk Hogan have both signed on to make cameo appearances.

Untitled Celebrity Death Pool isn't the only starring role to be announced for Jeong this summer; he's also set to topline the [...]

The Jeff Rubin Jeff Rubin Show: WWE Writer Matt McCarthy

This week on the Jeff Rubin Jeff Rubin Show, Jeff talks to comedian Matt McCarthy about his job of working for the WWE as a creative writer. They talk about how he got the job, the demands of putting together a live wrestling show, and what it's like to work with Vince McMahon.

“It's SNL in a different city every week, no re-runs and no off-season. The monday show is three hours live, and then there is another hour for the audience, and then on tuesday they do four hours.” – Matt McCarthy on the demands of writing for WWE.

“This year is WrestleMania 29, and I [...]