Report: Aroluxe Starting Lucha Libre Show, Want To Hire Vince Russo

After a failed run at gaining control of TNA Impact Wrestling, Aroluxe is trying to get back into the wrestling business.

Earlier this week, Fightful exclusively posted a casting posting for a Lucha Libre-inspired television show. 

WWE SmackDown Viewership Drops Below 2 Million Following Post-WrestleMania Episode

A casting call obtained by indicates that a "lucha libre" inspired program could be filming through next year. Apparently, it's not who you would think. received a call for non-union actors for a pilot of a pro wrestling show described as "similar to WWE Raw and Smackdown, but will have an element of Lucha Libre to it." The Santino Bros. Wrestling Academy will host the audition on October 21. It's noted that Spanish isn't required, but is a plus. 

Also mentioned was that the production company have produced multiple episodes and pay-per-views in wrestling.

You can see the full, original article at this link.  

The Wrestling Observer Newsletter reports that they're looking to improve on the Lucha Underground model and try to market the show to Spanish language speakers. The show will look to have a mix of actors and wrestlers, and has interest in bringing in former WWF, WCW and TNA creative writer Vince Russo to write the show. The company belongs to longtime TNA employees Ron and Don Harris.

Get exclusive combat sports content on Fightful Select, our premium news service! Click here to learn more.
From The Web