Young Rock focuses on different chapters of Johnson’s life. From growing up in a strong and resilient family, to being surrounded by the zany characters of his professional wrestling family, to playing football at the University of Miami, the show explores the crazy rollercoaster that has shaped Johnson into the guy he is today and the larger-than-life characters he’s met along the way. … [Read more...] about Dwayne Johnson On Early “Tough Times” & Not Taking The Easy Route With His NBC Series ‘Young Rock’
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“To understand me,” Johnson tells the interviewer, “you gotta understand where I came from.” Actor Randall Park, who portrays himself as a journalist in 2032, covers Johnson’s campaign journey in the series, as Entertainment Weekly reports. Rosario Dawson, who makes a brief appearance in the trailer, will play General Monica Jackson, and will serve as “a very integral key to Dwayne Johnson’s presidential campaign,” according to EW. … [Read more...] about Dwayne Johnson Runs for President in New ‘Young Rock’ Trailer
Spoofing Walt Disney's recent trend of turning all their classic animated movies into live-action fairy tale adventures, Saturday Night Live imagines what a real life Bambi might look like. It's not all sweet innocence and reindeer games though! These forest animals mean business. And one of them is gunning for vengeance! … [Read more...] about SNL Skit: Dwayne Johnson Stars in Live-Action Bambi
Magic Johnson also weighed in on Tuesday morning -- saying, "Thank you God for allowing me enjoy Kobe Bryant for 20 years as a great basketball player, athlete, husband, father, philanthropist, mentor & teacher of the game to many men & women of all ages, best friend to Rob Pelinka, & brother to [Jeanie Buss]." … [Read more...] about Vanessa Bryant on Kobe and Gianna, Why Did This Happen to Such Amazing People?
Thompson said that developing the show outside of the traditional pilot process helped. “It was going in one direction for the original pilot that we shot and Chris Rock was involved in that was great and then we had a moment and an opportunity to sit down with it and flesh it out even further as opposed to being in the pressure of pilot week,” he said. “We’ve stretched it out to where it is right now and I think we’re all pretty grateful that we had a chance to live with the material for a while. The universe just unfolded in a way to where we have the cast we’re currently dealing with now.” … [Read more...] about ‘Kenan’: Kenan Thompson Prepared For Challenge Of Filming New NBC Comedy & ‘SNL’