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.
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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