G.I. Joe’s Strong Opening Weekend, WWE Hires New Executive & More

– G.I. Joe: Retaliation looks to be having a strong opening weekend at the box office. According to Deadline.com, early data shows the movie pulled in $10.5 million on Thursday (including $2.5m from some Wednesday midnight screenings) and around $15 million on Friday. If they can keep up that pace, it will do around $45-50 million for the four-and-a-half day Easter weekend. Audiences gave it an A- CinemaScore, better than the first installment’s (B+).

– The Baltimore Sun has an interview with Hacksaw Duggan, talking about his career, older wrestlers still performing and more.

– WWE has announced Gerrit Meier as new Executive Vice President of International, reporting directly to Vince McMahon.

* CM PUNK “Shoots” About PART TIME Stars Getting The Top Spots at WM29 (He’s Not Happy)