Filmmakers from a company producing a documentary about Owen Hart have reached out to The Rock and The Undertaker.
As much as the majority of you reading this likely love and enjoy the wrestling business, there are times when it has broken our hearts. Whether it be in the form of an emotional retirement or even worse, a wrestler's death, the industry can affect us in a way we never expected. There is no better, or worse considering the circumstances, example of that than the death of Owen Hart.
At WWE Over The Edge 1999, Hart was supposed to descend from the ceiling down to the ring on a zip wire. However, tragedy struck when he fell from the wire, landing in the ring below. Hart would pass away later that evening from the injuries he sustained. His wife Martha has never forgiven WWE for the company's part in his death, blaming it for what happened to her husband.
Although Martha will not give her blessing for WWE to commemorate Owen in some way or to induct him into the Hall Of Fame, she has okayed something else. London's Breakneck Films are currently in the process of creating a documentary about the former Tag Team Champion, and Martha has given the filmmakers the backing to do so.
We’re very keen to speak with anyone who knew or wrestled with Owen whilst he was in Japan. If anyone knows anyone please do let them know to get in touch or @ them in a reply here. Please RT. Many thanks! #OwenHart #OwenHartFilm— OWEN (@OwenHartFilm) October 30, 2018
The documentary will simply be called OWEN, and Breakneck has reached out to The Rock and The Undertaker to be a part of the film. Part of the message on Twitter read "It would mean the world to Martha and Oje Hart that they be involved in some small way with our ‘OWEN’ film." Strangely, the tweets relating to the two stars have now been deleted, but you can still check them out in full by heading to Wrestle Zone.
There have been some pretty incredible wrestling documentaries created recently. Ric Flair's 30 For 30 and Andre The Giant's HBO special immediately spring to mind. To see a film about Owen Hart, especially one endorsed by his wife and children, would be pretty great. If people from the business such as Rock and Undertaker also featured and discussed their memories of Owen, that would obviously make the documentary even better.