Crossface - Chris Benoit

Green Street Hooligans/Punisher: War Zone director Lexi Alexander has signed on to direct a feature film about former professional wrestler Chris Benoit. The biographical thriller will be based on Matthew Randazzo V‘s book Ring of Hell: The Story of Chris Benoit and the Fall of the Pro Wrestling Industry, and tell the story of the famous WWE (then WWF) pro wrestler who murdered his wife and 7-year-old son and then killed himself.  More details after the jump.

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Given the popularity of the pro wrestling and the trainwreck appeal, if you can call it that, of former WWE star Chris Benoit‘s 2007 murder-suicide, I suppose it was just a matter of time before someone got the brilliant idea to adapt the horrifying tale into a big-screen feature. SRG Films is currently developing Crossface, a “biographical thriller” based on Matthew Randazzo V‘s book Ring of Hell: The Story of Chris Benoit and the Fall of the Pro Wrestling Industry. More details after the jump.

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