Randy Orton has been doing all kinds of media to promote “12 Rounds 2 – Reloaded” that hit stores on Tuesday. Below are the highlights:
Orton Talks to Soscia
Brian Soscia speaks to Randy Orton about his movie 12 Rounds 2: Reloaded. They also discuss why he travels in a tour bus and if he thinks it will become a part of contract negations in the future. They then go onto talk about the differences in Randy Orton “the kid” that came into WWE to the all grown up Randy Orton. The discussion continues as they speak about his time in the U.S. service that didn’t work out for him. From there the conversation turns to wrestling again as he tells Soscia how much longer he plans on staying active in WWE, the idea behind his infamous R.N.N. segments, the turning point of his career and why he never seems to wear pants. All this plus much more!
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Mandatory Interviews Orton
Mandatory: Thanks so much for taking the time to answer a few questions, I know you’re busy. I just watched “12 Rounds: Reloaded” and it was great. What was it like working in front of a camera instead of an arena full of fans?
Randy Orton: Well, in that arena full of fans there’s usually a couple of cameras keeping an eye on us there too, you know? When we do T.V., we’ve got 5, 6, 7 cameras on us at one time and that’s how this director liked to do things. He always had at least 4 or 5 cameras running so the whole multiple cameras and, you know, in front of people thing, I was used to that. Doing live TV, there’s nothing more stressful than that, but with the movie, I was very nervous. I had about 20 hours of acting classes crammed in the week before I flew up to Vancouver. We rehearsed up there for a week and that helped with some of the nerves, being up there around everybody. Everyone was great and really nice to me. They knew I was a beginner and that I needed to lean on them as much as possible, but it was kind of a lot less stressful than the whole wrestling thing because we had take after take after take. If something happened the director didn’t like, just do it again.
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Orton Talks to Bright House Sports Network
“In the WWE, you’ll have bullet points, though younger ones follow the script” said Orton. “As far as the movie, I just read it a lot.”
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12 Rounds 2 – Reloaded is now available on DVD, Blu-Ray and Digital Download.