Cena has turned into a part-time performer in WWE as he decided to take on Hollywood and make a name for himself as an actor.
The 16-time world champion has performed in various blockbuster hits like Trainwreck, Ferdinand and Blockers.
The ex-WWE Champion has also worked with some of the biggest celebrities in the industry, such as Will Ferrell, Mark Wahlberg, Amy Schumer and more.
According to Variety, The Champ will now replace Sylvester Stallone in Arash Amel’s movie, which will be directed by Scott Waugh, and will team up with legendary martial artist Chan.
WWE news: John Cena is set for another big movie role
They will play two ex-special forces soldiers who are looking to escort a group of civilians along Baghdad’s “Highway of Death” to the safety of the Green Zone.
Cena’s last WWE in-ring appearance took place in April at the Greatest Royal Rumble in Saudi Arabia where he beat Triple H.
The Leader of the Cenation also competed at WrestleMania 34 where he was annihilated by The Undertaker in less than three minutes.
WWE news: John Cena isn’t expected to appear at Money in the Bank
The ex-World Heavyweight Champion has made headlines in the past two months following his shock breakup with fellow WWE superstar Nikki Bella.
The former celebrity couple though could get back together as Cena and Bella confirmed that they are not ruling out a reconciliation.
His next WWE appearance is not yet certain as he has a very busy schedule in Hollywood that is paying dividends as he is set to appear in the Transformers spinoff Bumblebee.
Therefore, the WWE legend won’t be appearing at Money in the Bank this Sunday.