Grappling TV game show American Gladiators is headed to the big screen, as a new live-action movie.
The show, in which members of the public take on muscle-bound gladiators in a series of events, debuted in 1988 and has since appeared in more than 90 countries.
Mesnick tells Variety, “I look forward to creating a compelling story that launches a whole new set of characters.”
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