Big E Discusses Potentially Going To Hollywood, Being Comfortable As A Character

Once a silent assassin alongside Dolph Ziggler and AJ Lee, Big E has grown into his own on the WWE main roster. Now, the knock on Big E is that he's too vibrant and goofy and not serious enough.

Big E's shift in personality has endeared him to a whole new audience and opened up possibilities outside WWE for him. He currently voices a character on Lazor Wulf and recently announced his new project Our Heroes Rock, an animated series focusing on Black History through Hip-Hop and Science Fiction.

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Speaking on the Hollywood Raw podcast, Big E was asked about the possibility that he goes Hollywood.

"It's something I'm open to, but often times people are like, 'Hey, you want to go to Hollywood like The Rock or John Cena?' Yeah, I'll just be the next Rock, no problem. It's easier said than done. I started wrestling because I love the athletic side of it, but over the last couple of years I've really loved entertaining. If I can continue to find ways to do that and it feels right, I would love to (go to Hollywood). We'll see. My whole thing is to just being open to whatever comes," he said.

When asked how WWE has helped with his acting, Big E said, "WWE did hire an acting coach and I just finished a book by Howard Fine on acting. There's an element of that, for sure. For me, what helped was just loosening up. I had this notion of being big and tough for so long that I didn't let go. I was still inhibited, but with New Day, because we are so goofy and colorful, it allowed me to open up. Oftentimes I've said I'm my most comfortable when I'm in the ring. I feel like I can do anything. Oftentimes, we have to hide behind a character. If Ewan is obnoxious, then it feels personal, but when I'm Big E and he's obnoxious, then it's just a character. I love being able to hide behind a character that can do no wrong."

Elsewhere during the podcast, Big E revealed Vince McMahon's reaction to New Day's theme. You can find his full comments by clicking here.

Big E is set to return to WWE television on the Friday, March 12 episode of WWE SmackDown.

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