Bobby Lashley is back in a film, eleven years from his last appearance, this time going to explore his lucha libre roots.
The veteran WWE Champion will appear in Green Ghost as well as the Masters of the Stone, an upcoming action-comedy. Danny Trejo, known best for his lead roles in the movies Machete and Machete Kills, also appears in the movie.
Green Ghost as well as the Masters of the Stone follows Charlie (Charlie Clark), a car salesman by day who moonlights as the Green Ghost, a luchador by night. He eventually realizes that he possesses superpowers and therefore is forced to employ them in order to save humanity from villains who have arrived in town in search of the powers of what is described as an otherworldly emerald.
Bobby Lashley makes an appearance in the film as a wrestler who the Green Ghost faces in an underground lucha libre cage fight.
Bobby Lashley’s first film debut since 2011, once he arose in the action movies Blood Out and Walk-in Welcomes; he made appearances in Beatdown and The Way of War, these starring Cuba Gooding Jr., in which he made a cameo recognised as Tattooed Hispanic Man. Lashley’s most recent film appearance was in the pilot episode of the television series Lethal Weapon.
Bobby Lashley vs Omos
Bobby Lashley is no stranger to lucha libre, despite not being traditionally associated with it. During his career, he has made two cameos for Lucha Libre AAA, the first at TripleMania XVI in 2008, when he, Electroshock, as well as Kenzo Suzuki crushed Chessman, La Parka, and Silver King, and the second at TripleMania XXV in 2017, where he competed in Copa TripleMania.
Green Ghost and the Masters of the Stone will be released on April 29th. The next day, AAA’s TripleMania XXX in Monterrey event will take place in Monterrey and will wind on FITE TV, trying to make it a lucha libre-themed weekend.
WrestleMania Backlash will feature a one-on-one match between Bobby Lashley and Omos, according to WWE. This is a rematch of their WrestleMania 38 encounter, which The Almighty did win. Lashley defeated the giant in an arm-wrestling match on the latest episode of Monday Night RAW. However, following the competition, the former WWE Champion was assaulted. Omos challenged Lashley to a match at WrestleMania Backlash with the help of his new manager MVP.
It was officially announced on this week’s episode of RAW Talk that the match would take place at the forthcoming premium live event.