Following the news that The IInspiration are taking a break from the ring, Jessie McKay is reportedly in line to star in an upcoming horror movie.
After it was announced that The IInspiration were stepping away from the world of professional wrestling, many fans have wondered what the future might hold for Cassie Lee and Jessie McKay.
While the pair had already worked on a number of projects outside of the ring during their time with WWE and IMPACT Wrestling, the former Tag Team Champions explained that it was time to start a new chapter.
Writing in the Wrestling Observer Newsletter, Dave Meltzer reported that part of that new chapter for Jessie McKay will include a role in a new horror movie.
“Jessica McKay (Billie Kay in WWE), who just left Impact, days after was announced as having a role in the movie “The Charisma Killers” directed by Michael Matteo. The movie will be filming in the fall. The description of the movie is that when the old mentor of seven killers finds out he has terminal cancer, he gives them all an opportunity at his fortunate to prove themselves for one night only to exact revenge. McKay also has roles in movies “Maverick” and “Prom Night.”
After signing with WWE in 2015, Cassie Lee and Jessica McKay were paired up almost right away. The duo enjoyed a fine run through NXT, later winning the Women’s Tag Team Titles on the main roster.
Following the breakup of The IIconics in the summer of 2020, both women struggled to gain any significant momentum before being released in April 2021.
The IInspiration made their return to action at IMPACT Wrestling Bound for Glory in October 2021, where they won the IMPACT Knockouts Tag Team Championships. In the process becoming the only women’s team to hold tag team gold in both IMPACT and WWE.
Despite no longer being with the company it emerged that the pair turned down an appearance in the 2022 Royal Rumble.