According to entertainment industry news website Deadline.com, Rey Mysterio has reportedly signed a one-year contract with El Rey Network as a creative consultant. The lucha veteran will help produce and develop programming on the channel.
El Rey Network President and General Manager Daniel Tibbets praised Mysterio’s creativity in regards to the new addition to the El Rey Network team, stating that the squared circle master’s talents “extend far beyond the ring,” and he “has a keen eye for great entertainment.”
Tibbets also added his enthusiasm and excitement for Rey’s inclusion in the team, and that Mysterio “embodies the El Rey Network brand.” Well, he is The King, after all.
Speaking of, Lucha Underground Season 3 begins this September 7, at 8 p.m.! Of course, we’ll see Mysterio return, along with some old and new faces. Stay tuned for hype leading up the live coverage for the season premiere!
Photo credit: Lucha Underground & El Rey Network
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