Dave Bautista has transcended his wrestling roots to become a sought-after talent in the entertainment industry, with a string of acclaimed movie roles showcasing his versatility as an actor. His latest gesture of appreciation involves gifting a custom World Heavyweight Championship to J.J. Perry, the director of his upcoming film ‘The Killer’s Game.’

Before his breakthrough portrayal of Drax in Marvel’s ‘Guardians of the Galaxy,’ Bautista faced significant financial struggles. However, his success as Drax propelled his career forward, leading to notable roles in films like ‘Blade Runner 2049’ and ‘Dune.’

In ‘The Killer’s Game,’ an upcoming action comedy, Bautista will share the screen with WWE Superstar Drew McIntyre. Bautista’s admiration for his fellow creatives was evident when he publicly honored director J.J. Perry on Instagram. In video post, he presented Perry with the World Heavyweight Championship, a gesture reserved for a select few whom Bautista deeply respects and admires. He emphasized the significance of the championship to him, highlighting Perry’s contribution to ‘The Killer’s Game.’

”Honoring the visionary behind #TheKillersGame. A token of my appreciation, respect, and admiration @jjlocoperry You’ve earned it. All love, my brother. #DirectorsBelt #WWE #Grateful #DreamChaser”


The anticipation surrounding ‘The Killer’s Game’ is palpable as audiences eagerly await its release on September 13th. Bautista’s dedication to the film underscores his commitment to delivering a standout performance. Only time will tell if the movie will resonate with audiences and critics alike, but with Bautista’s unwavering dedication, it certainly has the potential to make a significant impact at the box office.

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Subhojeet Mukherjee

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