More On The 'Mania 24 Setup, Paul Heyman Update, WWE Films, & More

Dave Meltzer of the Wrestling Observer Newsletter is reporting that WWE has hired over 100 people to work 16 hour days through March 29th to get the Citrus Bowl ready for WrestleMania XXIV this Sunday. It is expected that the event will include a ton of pyrotechnics. They have also built dressing rooms outside that will contain air conditioning, showers, and restrooms.


The city of Orlando is already rumored to be bidding for WrestleMania again in 2012, according to Meltzer.

The latest episode of Paul Heyman's online video show The Heyman Hustle is now online. You can watch it at TheSun.UK. This week, Heyman interviews actor/rapper Ice-T and his Playboy model wife Coco.

According to, WWE Films has hired Steve Barnett as their senior VP of production. Barnett told Variety, "There are very few entertainment companies in the world that can market their brand as effectively as WWE. I am very excited in developing and producing films and television for a company with that kind of focus and potency."