Bobby Lashley Says He Was Offered Roles In 'Mortal Kombat' And 'Stranger Things'

The timing wasn't right.

From 2009 to 2011, Bobby Lashley appeared in a handful of movies including "The Way of War" and "Blood Out." Lashley was between WWE runs during this time and just getting his MMA career off the ground.

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Speaking to Sidewalk Entertainment, Lashley revealed he had offers to do bigger projects during that time.

"I did a handful of movies when I was in-between when I fighting for a while, from my first run in WWE to my second run. I did about four or five (movies). Little, small parts. They needed that big bad villain to come in there, and I played that part. Of course, I got killed every time. I was offered things afterward. I was offered Mortal Kombat. There was Stranger Things. There were a lot of different ones that I was offered. At the time, I wasn't really focused on doing that. I was fighting at the time, I was trying to get back in professional wrestling. The acting part was something that I was interested in, but I don't think it was the right timing. When I came back to WWE, I started doing more acting classes, working on that, and now I'm more open to doing it. We have some different projects in line right now. I can see myself kind of moving into a bigger role and doing some more movies when I slow it down in professional wrestling," he said.

Lashley has continued to take small roles in film and television over the years.

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