ByMatt Juul, writer at
MMA and Entertainment Writer
Matt Juul

is heading back to the big screen, but it won't be in another movie.

Deadline reports that a new documentary called Through My Father's Eyes will show audiences how the star went from living out of her car to being a mixed martial arts pioneer. The film, which was acquired by Wrekin Hill Entertainment, is tentatively scheduled to hit theaters some time next spring.

Through My Father's Eyes was a passion project of director and former WBC boxing champion Gary Stretch and producer Pete Antico, who found out about the then unknown Rousey during a meeting with "Judo" Gene LaBelle in 2010. According to Deadline, Stretch played a role in the Olympian's early days of MMA training, and decided to document the process over the course of five years.

Aside from the various UFC Countdown and pre-fight shows, Rousey hasn't starred in too many documentaries over the years. Although, she's no rookie when it comes to getting the silver screen treatment.

After making her cinema debut in the 2014 action flick The Expendables 3, Rousey had a pair of prominent roles in 2015 with Entourage and Furious 7. She was noticeably absent from theaters (and the Octagon) in 2016, however, Rousey is set to star in the upcoming thriller Mile 22 with Mark Wahlberg as well as the possible Road House remake.

Before Rousey makes her Hollywood comeback, though, the former champ will finally make her UFC return when she challenges titleholder Amanda Nunes at on December 30.

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