Josh Duhamel Plays THE BUDDY GAMES With WWE Star Sheamus July 5, 2017 Josh Duhamel is set to make his directorial debut for with ‘The Buddy Games,’ with Irish WWE Superstar Sheamus (Stephen Farrelly) and Nick Swardson co-star. Per Deadline, the film follows a group of thirty something friends who reunite to play a wild assortment of absurd physical and mental challenges they call The Buddy Games. In the process, the friends heal old wounds, right past wrongs and figure out the true meaning of friendship — or die trying. Duhamel, who will also star, wrote the script with Jude Weng and Bob Schwartz. Filming is slatted for August 10th in Vancouver. Producers include Duhamel, Jude Weng and WWE Studios president Michael Luisi.