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Posted Thursday 4/12/18 at 10:36PM EDT
BET orders Dwayne Johnson-produced docuseries Finding Justice
Johnson is teaming with his ex-wife/manager Dany Garcia on a six-episode docuseries focusing on African Americans fighting injustices throughout the country.
Posted Thursday 3/15/18 at 5:20AM EDT
Conan O'Brien pitches himself as Dwayne Johnson's stunt double
Conan donned a bald cap to prove that he could make a convincing stunt double for The Rock.
Posted Monday 2/05/18 at 8:51AM EST
Dwayne Johnson to host NBC’s The Titan Games
"I wanted to create a platform that gave everyday people the opportunity to change their lives and do something extraordinary," Johnson told Jimmy Fallon on the post-Super Bowl Tonight Show. "With this, I was watching one of my favorite shows on TV that I was inspired by — American Ninja Warrior — and we partnered with the creative execs of that show and ... with NBC."
Posted Friday 2/02/18 at 3:15AM EST
Dwayne Johnson’s filming of Ballers in a cemetery prompted him to recall his mother’s suicide attempt when he was 15
“Not your typical scene on our comedy #ballers, as I cracked a beer open toasting my character’s brother, William who committed suicide,” Johnson posted on Instagram. “Got me thinkin’ though bout how many of us have been affected by suicide of our friends, family. Struggle and pain is real.”
Posted Thursday 11/16/17 at 12:56AM EST
Golden Globes renames “Miss Golden Globe” — The Rock’s daughter to become the first “Golden Globe Ambassador”
Simone Garcia Johnson, age 16 and the daughter of Dwayne Johnson, will carry on the tradition of the child of a famous actor representing the Globes, but under the new title.
Posted Friday 9/08/17 at 11:02PM EDT
Rob Corddry talks about Ballers and his Childrens Hospital spinoff
Corddry expected Ballers to be a hit all because of The Rock. “He’s a recipe for success, if nothing else,” he says. As for his Childrens Hospital spinoff, he says, “It’s everything that Childrens Hospital was in terms of comedic tone, but everything it wasn’t in terms of everything else. Where Childrens Hospital almost shunned continuity as a running joke, this show will be a season-long serial narrative. And where it all took place in a children’s hospital, this is going to be kind of a global thriller from country to country.” PLUS: How Ballers makes L.A. look like Miami.