TNA Wrestling posted on their official website that Gunner will be acting in an upcoming action film produced by Throne Productions. Below is the press release:
BATON ROUGE, LA - Pro wrestling superstar Chad Lail, aka Gunner, will make his big screen debut with a lead role in the upcoming action film, The Battle of New Orleans (working title).
The film from Throne Productions is set for distribution by Anchor Bay and features an ensemble cast including Ed Quinn (Revenge, Eureka).
Lail, a former United States Marine and current professional wrestler will play a member of an elite Navy SEAL team who find themselves engaged in a battle with an unknown enemy during a mission in Louisiana. Principal photography is underway in Baton Rouge, LA.
Chad Lail is represented theatrically by the Alexander White Agency and can be seen in the ring on Friday nights as a member of the IMPACT WRESTLING roster on Destination America.
You can check this out on TNA's official website through this link.
It's stated that filming can happen as early as this summer with a possible release in 2016.
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