Fans of wrestling documentaries rejoice as The Rock is teaming up with the team behind Dark Side Of The Ring for a brand new series.
Vice TV has announced that Tales From The Territories will begin on Tuesday, the 4th of October. The new docuseries is the work of Dark Side Of The Ring creators Jason Eisener and Evan Husney, and Dwayne ‘The Rock Johnson’s Seven Bucks Productions.
Both Eisener and Husney will act as Executive Producers for the series alongside The Rock, Dany Garcia, Hiram Garcia, and Brian Gewirtz. Former WWE Superstar and Young Rock contributor Chavo Guerrero is named as a co-producer on the series.
Eisener and Husney issued this comment about their new series:
“We’re incredibly excited to expand the ‘Dark Side of the Ring’ series with this first-ever exploration of the hidden past of wrestling’s Wild West era, with a dream collaborator in Dwayne Johnson, who has such deep family roots in the history of the business. We can’t wait to showcase the fascinating stories of the pioneers who set the stage for wrestling’s worldwide pop culture dominance.”
Seven Bucks Productions’ Brian Gewirtz who previously worked as a writer for WWE spoke of his excitement about the project:
“The wrestling business is filled with nuanced relationships and there’s a phenomenal history that we know fans are going to enjoy,”
“In many ways the wrestling world is a family, they have great moments, tough times and everything in-between. There’s a rich history of untold stories which we can’t wait to bring to life.”