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Various News: Body Slam Hits Blu-ray on June 15, Stan Hansen Shares Stories With Gerald Brisco & JBL

February 25, 2021 | Posted by Jeffrey Harris
Body Slam Movie

Last November, Kino Lorber Studio Classics announced that a new Blu-ray & DVD release was int he works for the classic 1986 wrestling film, Body Slam, featuring a brand-new 2K master. The release date for the new Blu-ray release has now been announced for June 15.

The film starred Dirk Benedict, Tanya Roberts, Roddy Piper, Lou Albano, Barry Gordon, Charles Nelson Reilly, Billy Barty, John Astin & John Fujioka, with cameos from Ric Flair, Bruno Sammartino, Afa, Sika, The Barbarian, Teijo Khan, Freddie Blassie, Adnan Al-Kaissie and more. Here’s a synopsis for Body Slam:

“A down-on-his-luck music manager (Benedict) for the fictional rock band Kick finds his luck changing when he by mistake also starts managing a successful wrestling duo (Piper and Tonga Kid).”

– JBL recently chatted with WWE Hall of Famers Gerald Brisco and Stan Hansen on his YouTube channel, which you can see below:

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