Today Roku and the WWE announced a new docuseries for The Roku Channel that will follow a group of men and women competing to earn a spot as a WWE Superstar.
This will be an eigh-part docuseries to follow these recruits as they train and go through life as a WWE Recruit.
You will also see current Superstars like Cena, “TRIPLE H,” Shawn Michaels, “Big E,” and more.
“Millions around the world watch and dream of it, but only a handful of extraordinary individuals can become a WWE Superstar. I am so excited to bring ‘WWE: Recuits’ to The Roku Channel and look forward to giving viewers an exclusive all-access perspective on how the WWE turns the dreams of talented young people into a reality.” Said John Cena, Executive Producer, “WWE: Recruits.”
“Roku Original series ‘WWE: Recruits’ not only unpacks how the WWE transforms unknown athletes into world-renowned stars, but also invites audiences into the lives of an unforgettable group of young people chasing their ultimate dream. We could not be more excited to work with the icon himself, John Cena, as our executive producer and our outstanding partners, the WWE and A. Smith & Co Productions, to share the untold story of this high-stakes world.” Said Sean Boyle, Head of Adventure and Exploration Programming, Roku Originals.
“The journey begins here for the next generation of future WWE hopefuls to win a once-in-a-lifetime contract, giving them a platform to shine like never before. In our first time ever partnering with The Roku Channel and WWE, being the starmakers they are, ‘WWE: Recruits’ (wt) is set to be television at its best with the best. Said Arthur Smith, CEO & Chairman of A. Smith & Co. Productions.
Filming is now underway and started at the April 1st and 2nd event and SoFi stadium in Los Angeles. No release date has been announced for when the series will launch on The Roku Channel.