Batista is currently in the midst of a pretty disastrous return to the WWE, with both the company and the man himself handling things all wrong on his return to the arena that made him famous.
He is off shooting movies again later this year, and will no doubt be taking a leave of absence from the company after winning the Royal Rumble and headlining WrestleMania XXX.
Batista isn't the only guy who could be considered a crossover star—he's not the only one to appear in movies away from the squared circle. In fact, there are plenty of men who have huge credits to their name away from the ring.
Let's take a look at the five most successful crossover stars in WWE history.