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“Orange is the New Black” Creator Working On a Women’s Wrestling Series for Netflix

Jenji Kohan, creator of Orange Is The New Black and Weeds, is set to begin working on a brand new series revolving around the world of women’s wrestling.

GLOW tells the tale of a struggling actress in the 1980s that lands a role on cult women’s wrestling product “GLOW (Gorgeous Women of Wrestling)”. Here she struggles through the many highs and lows of the (not so) glamorous world of wrestling.

The pilot is written by Carly Mensch (Weeds, Nurse Jackie) & Liz Flahive (Homeland, Nurse Jackie) and executive produced by Jenji Kohan.

The idea stemmed from the GLOW documentary available on Netflix US that Kohan saw, which details the rise and fall of the first ever all female wrestling show. Most of the women were actresses, models, dancers, and/or stunt women aiming to get into the world of show business through wrestling.

So, if the show does get picked up, expect another chance for Kohan to explore female oriented issues through the use of riveting and diverse characters of all shapes and sizes!

Source: Diva Dirt


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This looks good.

Awesome Kong!


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In 2025 they will make a show on Women's Extreme Wrestling. The highlight will be when they tried to get Bobby Heenan on it and he just mocked the whole show and the ECW Arena.

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I'm looking forward to the Netflix series about Wrestlicious.

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Dean Malenko actually used that as entrance music for All Japan in 1987. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dean_Malenko
Entrance themes
All Japan Pro Wrestling
"The Power of Love" by Huey Lewis and The News

New Japan Pro Wrestling
"White Noise" by Marc Bonilla

Extreme Championship Wrestling
"Whatta Man" by Salt-N-Pepa[79]
"Perfect Strangers" by Deep Purple – as part of The Triple Threat[79]

World Championship Wrestling
"Black Knight" by Andrew Grossart and Paul Williams
"Four Horsemen Theme" by Jimmy Hart – as part of The Four Horsemen
"Revolution Theme" by Jimmy Hart – as part of The Revolution

World Wrestling Federation/Entertainment
"Radical" by Jim Johnston (as part of The Radicalz)[80]
"Iceman" by Jim Johnston [81]

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He should have used Cold As Ice by Foreigner.

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Awesome. 4 is a good number of seasons for a show like this - as opposed to Orange is the New Black that has long since ran out of fresh ideas (although I am enjoying the last season since it seems like they're just going balls to the wall with EVERYTHING so far.)

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No 4th season for GLOW due to covid.


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Nooo :(

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