Pro wrestler with Manu’a roots lands movie role

Samoan professional wrestler Nick Primo (L) pictured with actor Jim Caviezel, who is also the star of the hit drama, “Person of Interest”.


Primo who has toured the US, Japan and other parts of the world wrestling is from the Filoi’alii family of Ta’u, Manu’a.  He is in the movie ‘When the Game Stands Tall’ that stars Caviezel.


The movie is not due out until the Fall of next year; and is about a prep football team and Primo plays one of the players. No word yet on how big his role is.


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