Steve Austin Signs New 2-Movie Deal With Anchor Bay

Deadline.com reports that WWE Hall of Famer "Stone Cold" Steve Austin has signed on two star in two more action movies with Anchor Bay Films, which has already produced the former wrestler in Maximum Conviction, Hunt To Kill, and the upcoming February 19th home video release The Package.

Ausitn's next leading action role will be in Kill Em All, John, where he'll star as an ex-hitman "pulled back into the underworld to 'retire' a number of crime bosses as the clock ticks." Filming begins this summer. John will be directed by Jesse V. Johnson ("The Package") and is based on a script by Umair Aleem.

Aside from starring in two new action movies, Austin will also do some producing through Anchor Bay for his own Broken Skull Ranch Productions.

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