A report has been provided by Fightful Select that states both Charlotte Flair and Liv Morgan will be filming an upcoming wrestling-based movie. It films in Louisville, Kentucky in June.
The movie stars Emily Bett Rickards as Mildred Burke and the movie highlights her life, career, and marriage. Burke is the first NWA World Women’s Champion by in the 1950’s. Rickards is a Canadian actress who has appeared in shows such as Arrow and Supergirl. The film is based on the book Queen of the Ring by the Pulitzer Prize winning Jeff Leen. It is produced by Aimee Schoof and Isen Robbins, and written/directed by Ash Avildsen.
Charlotte Flair is set to portray June Byers while Liv Morgan will be playing the role of Clara Mortensen. Byers is the second NWA World Women’s Champion while Mortensen was defeated by Burke in 1937. That defeat is what allowed Burke being recognized as the first champion.
Josh Lucas has been casted as Billy Wolf, and Marie Avgeropoulous as Babe Gordon. Jim Ross recently stated on his podcast that he’ll be working on the film behind the scenes.
Diva Dirt will provide and further news on the film as it gets produced.