9 Wrestlers Who Took On Movie Roles You Won't Believe

8. Shad Gaspard Played M'Baku - Black Panther (2018)

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He might not be the most famous name in wrestling currently, but former WWE star Shad Gaspard played a key but understated role in Marvel Studio's ridiculously popular Black Panther stand-alone.

The former Cryme Tyme member turned up for an uncredited role standing in for fan favourite Winston Duke, who played M'Baku, head of the gorilla tribe. The rising star took away considerable plaudits for his performance as the wannabe king, but he had to rely on Gaspard for his combat work when his character fought T'Challa for the right to take Wakanda's throne.

He posted a video of his rehearsals for the scene...

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