John Cena is undoubtedly one of the most versatile entertainers known for his accomplishments in professional wrestling and acting. He rose to prominence as a WWE superstar. Earning numerous championships and becoming one of the most recognizable faces in the company.
In addition to his wrestling career, Cena successfully transitioned into the world of Hollywood starring in various films across different genres. He has showcased his acting skills in comedies like “Trainwreck” and “Blockers”. As well as action-packed movies such as “Bumblebee” and “F9: The Fast Saga”.
Furthermore, the 16-time WWE champion also has more big-budget Hollywood projects up his sleeves right now. The most notable upcoming movies that John Cena is set to feature in` are “Fast X” of the popular “Fast and Furious” franchise. And also one of the most talked about movies set to release in 2023, ‘Barbie”. John will be playing the role of a ‘Merman’ in the movie.
During his appearance on NBC’s Today, Cena revealed how he really got into the “Barbie” movie. He described how Fast X and Barbie have a lot in common, like their amazing cast lists. Furthermore, Cena disclosed that both movies were filming across the street, and he really wanted to be in Barbie. The leader of Cenation explained that it was a ‘Happy accident’ that he really became a part of the film.
John Cena got in Barbie by hanging around until he ran into Margot Robbie https://t.co/3dBdPRxWAa pic.twitter.com/enUrkX3FJm
— The A.V. Club (@TheAVClub) May 17, 2023
Moreover, Cena says he was hanging around where both Faxt X and Barbie were filming. And he just ran into Margot Robbie and pitched himself to her for the movie. John also revealed that he told Margot that he would do “pretty much, whatever you guys need”. Prior to this movie, Margot and Cena previously starred together in “The Suicide Squad” movie as well. So, it must’ve been easy for Cena to pull the strings.
John Cena hints at retirement from WWE
John Cena is a legendary figure in the world of professional wrestling. Cena became one of WWE’s most iconic and polarizing figures over the course of his career. Cena’s matches and promos were a major draw for WWE. And he was literally the face of the company for many years.
Last night was the first time I entered the arena and had the thought that it might be the last time. I’ll never be able to put into words how much I love the #WWEUniverse https://t.co/FR5T3r1tld
— John Cena (@JohnCena) March 7, 2023
However, it’s fair to say that Cena is past his prime, as he only makes occasional appearances on WWE. Moreover, John himself admitted that his retirement from the ring is perhaps near. In a recent interview, Cena expressed his love for wrestling saying he wants to be in a wrestling arena every day. However, he further admitted, “My body can’t do it anymore and I don’t want to give the consumer a bad product”.
The last time WWE Universe saw Cena in the ring was at WrestleMania 39. While the 16-time WWE champion may be thinking of hanging up his boots sooner rather than later, fans want him to stay for some more.