Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson Set For New TV Series On TNT

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According to a report from Deadline.com, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson is set for a new TV series on TNT. Below is the article:

There will not be a second season of TNT‘s The Hero but the network has picked up a new aspirational reality series from the auspices behind it – star/executive producer Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and Electus.

TNT has greenlighted Wake Up Call (working title), in which Johnson will lend a helping hand to everyday people who are facing enormous challenges in their lives. TNT has ordered eight one-hour episodes for a 2014 premiere. Electus, 5×5 Media and 7 Bucks Entertainment are producing, with Electus’ Ben Silverman, Chris Grant and Jimmy Fox executive producing alongside Craig Armstrong, Rick Ringbakk and Charles Wachter of 5×5 Media; and Dwayne Johnson and Dany Garcia of 7 Bucks.

“We had a wonderful time working with Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson on The Hero, in which he challenged and mentored a group of everyday heroes,” said David Eilenberg, SVP, unscripted development for TNT and TBS. “Wake Up Call evolved from our experience on The Hero and is its natural successor, bringing the human spirit of that show home to take on everyday challenges.”