Billy Corgan's Wrestling Show
May 19, 2014 by Mike McNamara
Billy Corgan is best known for the iconic Chicago band Smashing Pumpkins but his latest endeavor has people smashing a whole lot more. Variety and multiple online reports confirm AMC will be producing an eight-episode reality series centering on the Chicago-based wrestling league Resistance Pro, which Corgan is creative director. The show will bring you into the ring and behind the scenes to dig into everything from storyline creation to fight choreography to the colorful (and intense) personalities that load the league.
No premiere date has been set for the eight episode series, which will be produced by Left/Right (SMALL TOWN SECURITY, MOB WIVES. Executive Producers include Ken Druckerman, Banks Tarver, Ghen Maynard and Corgan.
Wanna check out Resistance Pro for yourself? Looks like they have a big event coming up on June 13th, here’s their online home… grab some tickets and look out for flying chairs and linebackers.
Mike McNamara is the Co-Founder of The Midwest Independent Film Festival, www.midwestfilm.org. Mike pays his rent as an actor in Chicago in theatre, commercials, television and film. More from Mac at www.findmac.com.