Some information coming from various sources has revealed information about the cast for WWE NXT.

The format is set to have 8 rookies (rumored to be Justin Angel, Daniel Bryan, Skip Sheffield, Wade Barrett, Michael Tarver, Dave Otunga, Heath Slater and Darren Young) being paired off with 8 mentors (said to be Matt Hardy, CM Punk, Chris Jericho, R Truth, The Miz, Carlito, MVP and John Morrison). They will be split into groups of 8 (4 rookies and coaches per team), divided on heel/face lines.

The show is expected to last 16 weeks in the initial run.

Some of the cast was announced on ECW this week.

More shortly.

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