Killer Kross was part of the main roster in WWE. That ended when he was surprisingly released from the company back in November 2021. Since then, Kross has forged a unique identity through making appearances in the indie circuits. He also gave performances at MLW and NJPW STRONG.

Kross has apparently been working on securing acting roles in both movies and the small screen. His motivation behind wanting to act is that it will lead to pro-wrestling getting new fans.

The former WWE star recently appeared on the Wrestling with Rip Rogers podcast. In the discussion, he talked about how he has some opportunities to act, and he’s going to use that to bring new fans to pro-wrestling.

I’ve had a lot of movie and television scripts submitted to me. I’ve had a lot of people reach out since they’ve seen my material on NXT and have seen how I’ve been able to narrate and do monologues and stuff like that. I’m very fortunate, very grateful for my time there. It provided me with a new platform for people to see me. I think I’m going to be doing a couple of films over the next year and a half. Once you accept something and sign a deal memo, there is a whole process that needs to take place from the time you sign to the time you get on set. There are a lot of moving parts. I don’t know when this stuff is going to begin filming, they say at the end of the year, who knows when it will be released. I am interested in making some new fans through film and television and bringing them back to pro wrestling. That’s something I always wanted to do. I am interested in creating new fans.

Killer Kross was recently announced for Ric Flair’s last match, along with Scarlett Bordeaux. While Kross had a prolific run at WWE NXT, his bookings in the main roster ended up downplaying him. Now that Kross is independent, he’s doing all he can to get the right kind of exposure.

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Nitish Vashishtha

Nitish Vashishtha is a freelance writer/contributor from India. He’s written content for companies like ScoopWhoop and Sportskeeda. He’s been writing about pop-culture, current affairs and pro-wrestling since 2017.

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