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Dwayne Johnson expresses disappointment about Hulk Hogan

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In his first public comments to the media following Hulk Hogan’s fall from grace, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson said that he was pretty disappointed with what happened. Talking to TV critics to discuss the HBO show Ballers, Johnson said, “I’ve known Hulk a lot of years. My uncle helped train him. I’ve not known the man to be racist.”...

Dwayne Johnson’s Baywatch movie gets a director

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Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson will soon be donning the famous red swimming trunks made popular by the television series Baywatch as Paramount is tapping director Seth Gordon for the movie based on the series. Michael Berk, Douglas Schwartz, and Greg Bonnan – the three original executive producers of the show – will also be resuming...

HBO picks up second season of Dwayne Johnson’s Ballers

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HBO has picked up a second season of Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson’s television show Ballers. The announcement came via Michael Lombardo, President of HBO Programming. “The charismatic and hugely talented Dwayne Johnson, along with the rest of the Ballers cast, has truly struck a chord with the HBO audience,” said Lombardo. “We are...

Continued success for Dwayne Johnson with San Andreas movie

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San Andreas, the disaster movie featuring Dwayne Johnson, currently sits as the 11th top grossing movie domestically in the United States of 2015, just $1.5 million behind 10th place Mad Max: Fury Road. The movie has so far done $145.4 million domestically in box office receipts and another $299 million worldwide, for a total of $444.6 gross...

Dwayne Johnson to play leading role in Rampage movie

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Another movie is being lined up for Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson according to Deadline Hollywood, titled Rampage, and it’s a video game adaptation produced by Beau Flynn. The film is based on the 80’s Midway Arcade game involving three giant monsters – a gorilla, a lizard, and a wolf – that wreak havoc on major cities across North...

Dwayne Johnson’s Ballers TV show debuts on HBO tonight

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The Rock’s new television show Ballers debuts tonight on HBO starting at 10PM EST. Ballers revolves around Spencer – played by Dwayne Johnson – who is a retired football superstar who is trying to reinvent himself as a financial manager for current football players in Miami. Joining the former WWE champ are Rob Corddry (Childrens...

San Andreas sits in 3rd place in its third week of release

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The movie San Andreas, which features former WWE champion Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson is estimated at doing $11 million for the weekend, coming in third in the box office chart behind Jurassic World and Spy. This is the third week on the box office charts, debuting in first, then dropping to second in the second week. Domestically, San Andreas...

Dwayne Johnson’s San Andreas strikes big in China

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Dwayne Johnson’s San Andreas was a massive hit in China as the movie made its debut as number one in the box office in the country with a $35 million weekend and $51.8 million over six days. The China tally puts San Andreas foreign box office to over $188 million and with domestic box office receipts added to the sum, the movie has now grossed...

Dwayne Johnson’s San Andreas movie opens today

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Dwayne Johnson’s brand new movie San Andreas opens nationwide today at a total of 3,777 theaters including 3,210 3D locations. Johnson plays the leading role of a LAFD rescue helicopter pilot who along with his ex-wife attempt to leave Los Angeles and go to San Francisco to rescue their daughter after the mother of all earthquakes hits...

The Rock now a Guinness World Record holder

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Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson is now a Guinness World Record holder after he managed to take 105 selfies with fans at the premiere of his new movie San Andreas in London, England. The Rock had to take as many in-focus selfies as he can in a 3 minute period and eventually settled with 105. The previous record was 75. “I gotta tell you, I consider...

Dwayne Johnson confirms return for Furious 8 movie

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During an event with the press to promote San Andreas, former WWE champion Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson said that he is onboard for the eighth installment of the Fast & Furious franchise. When he was asked if he would be reprising his role as Luke Hobbs, Johnson replied with, “Of course. It can’t go on without Hobbs!” Johnson also...

Dwayne Johnson’s newest movie picked up by DreamWorks

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The Hollywood reporter has a story saying that DreamWorks has won the war to acquire the movie Alpha Squad Seven, a sci-fi action comedy film which will have Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson in the leading role. The Rock will also be producing the movie through his 7 Bucks Productions company along with FlynnPictureCo. “Excited to partner w/...