Leave it to WWE to be the one to hop on board for a reboot of the Leprechaun movie.
The original film, released all the way back in 1993, became somewhat of a cult hit as a goofy horror flick that featured Jennifer Aniston in her first role. Now, all these years later, Hornswoggle will make his film debut in the movie that is set for a 2013 release.
From the WWE.com story:
As first reported by Variety, WWE Studios is joining forces with Lionsgate for a two-film slate, the first of which will be a reboot of the hit "Leprechaun" franchise. "Leprechaun: Origins" will star WWE's own mischievous Superstar Hornswoggle making his feature film debut, proving the old adage that there truly are no small parts, only small actors. A writer or director has yet to be announced.
The comedic horror series got its start in 1993, and starred Warwick Davis in the titular role. It also launched the career of "Friends" megastar Jennifer Aniston in her first major part. Five sequels followed, creating a cult favorite series. The formidable tag team of Lionsgate and WWE Studios - the same pairing responsible for "See No Evil" starring Kane and "Stone Cold" Steve Austin's "The Condemned" - will share production costs and the development of marketing strategies for the relaunched franchise. Lionsgate will lead the distribution efforts.
WWE Studios should always be teaming up with top entertainment companies like Lionsgate for its films but does anyone really want to see another Leprechaun movie?
Are you Cagesiders planning to hit the theater when this bad boy comes to a silver screen near you?