In the last few weeks, the legal feud between Hulk Hogan and Gawker—which recently lost a $140 million lawsuit brought on by the wrestler, after Gawker published snippets of a Hogan-starring sex tape—has gotten deeply weird.
Is it as deep or weird as that scene of someone throwing a dog in the ocean during Hogan’s 1993 film Mr. Nanny? Yep! Maybe even more so. In fact, the Hogan-Gawker blow-up has had so many twists and turns—including the revelations about billionaire Peter Thiel’s plans to secretly bankroll Gawker’s demise—that it’s probably only a matter of time before Hollywood decides to put together its own version of the saga. Here are our best guesses as to who will top-line Kathryn Bigelow’s Gawk-Blocked, coming to theaters June 23, 2018. (“It’s the Thiel-good hit of the year!” raves the ghost of Joel Siegel.)
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