JR Talks Gerald Brisco Scouting WWE Talent This Weekend, The Rock to Resume Fast 7 Filming, More on Rock’s Upcoming Film Schedule

Nick Paglino

JR Talks Gerald Brisco Scouting Talent This Weekend

The RockJim Ross has posted a new blog over at JRsBarBQ.com, and below is a highlight:

"Saw some real studs at the Nationals in OKC the past few days. Jerry Brisco has seen many of these athletes multiple times this season and has a strong group considering WWE as a career choice. When a scholarship athlete makes it to the Nationals one doesn't have to worry about their athleticism so it's their personality that becomes the focus. Plus, it always helps if they are a fan to some degree of the pro wrestling genre. Thanks to Jerry's efforts over the years, the amateur wrestling community looks at a company such as WWE in a new, positive light. In the old days, there was a divide between the amateur's and the pro's.

If just half the kids that have been recruited sign, WWE will have a gifted group of big personality athletes with which to work with in their Performance Center."

Update on The Rock's Movie Schedule

The Rock is scheduled to resume filming Fast 7 following production of the movie being halted after Paul Walker's death. The film is still scheduled to be released in April of 2015.

In related Rock news, filming for the next GI Joe movie, which will feature The Rock, is being delayed as the movie's director, Jon Chu, is working on another project at the moment.

After filming of the above two movies is complete, Rock will start filming San Andreas, an action film set to be released in June, 2015.

The Rock will also be starring in the new HBO show "Ballers", which began shooting in Miami back in January of this year. The show is scheduled to begin airing sometime in 2014.

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